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Micki Mauck-Bratton


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Micki Mauck-Bratton Obituary
REV. MICKI MAUCK-BRATTON
(Marketta Mae Jones)
Age 75, went to be with her Savior on Saturday, March 25, 2017, in a Kansas City, Missouri hospital.
Micki was born on December 6, 1941, in Topeka, KS, the daughter of Thomas Oran Jones and Betty Mae (Finley) Jones. She attended Seaman High School, Clark's Business College and graduated from Mellon University. She was active in Job's Daughters, Eastern Star Helena Chapter in Topeka, Eastern Star Mayetta Chapter in Mayetta, Eastern Star Star of the Valley Chapter in Moreno Valley, California, Moose Lodge in Topeka and Pomona, California, American Legion Post 400 in Topeka, Lion's Club in Moreno Valley, California, and Chamber of Commerce in Pomona, California.
Micki was very active in church and was a member of Kansas Avenue United Methodist Church, Wanamaker Woods Church of the Nazarene, and Christ Community Church in Moreno Valley, California. She was chairman of the hospitality committee, taught bible school, cooked many meals and was on the finance committee while she lived in California. She was president of Elizabeth Circle and vice-president of Wesleyan Women.
She started cooking and baking at the age of seven. She won multiple blue ribbons at many fairs. She won highest honors in the junior division at the Kansas Free Fair. Her photograph was in the paper and magazine for her many blue ribbons.
Micki was the founder and executive director of Royale Miss America Beauty and Talent Pageants for 19 years. She owned and operated Dance Towne of Pomona and Trophy Towne of Pomona in California.
Her biggest and proudest accomplishment was rearing her five children whom she loved dearly.
She lived with her paternal grandparents after the death of her parents. She loved to travel and go on cruises, especially to Mexico, Caribbean and anywhere there is a palm tree and a beach.
Micki lived in California almost 30 years, and loved it. When she moved back to Kansas, she missed her church family and the weather in California.
She will be missed by her husband, Ken Ray Bratton; four children, Gayla Pruitt Kirk and her husband, Paul, Ellis Pruitt, Dustin Mauck, and Damien Mauck and his wife, Stacey; eight grandchildren, Janeese, Daniel, Andrew, Braden, Nali, Cambria, Roman, and Lilah; four great-grandchildren, Juliana, Aryana, Raquel, and Michael; brother, Thomas Jones.
Micki was preceded in death by her parents; paternal grandparents, Florence and Fred Jones; daughter, Cherie Mauck; and infant daughter, Michelle.
A funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2017, at Penwell-Gabel Parker-Price Chapel, 245 NW Independence Ave, Topeka, Kansas. Entombment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery and Funeral Chapel, Topeka, Kansas. The family will receive friends from 5:00 to 7:00 pm on Friday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Wanamaker Woods Church of the Nazarene, 3501 SW Wanamaker Road, Topeka, KS 66614. To leave a message for the family online, please visit www.PenwellGabelTopeka.com.
Published in Press-Enterprise on Mar. 29, 2017
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