To the family of Mrs. Aileen Brown,
I was saddened to hear about the passing of Mrs. Brown. Mrs. Brown and my mom were best friends and went to high school together in Mounds, Ill. Mom really enjoyed the times she spent with your mom. That was the last time I saw Mrs. Brown at my moms funeral. They were very close friends and did a lot of activities together . May she rest in peace,
Aileen May Brown passed away at Methodist Southlake Tuesday, January 9, 2018. She was born to Thomas and Edith Crim May on August 22, 1922 in Olmsted, IL. She received her education at Love Joy Community High School in Mound City, Illinois. Aileen graduated from the University of Southern Illinois in Carbondale. She worked at the Gary Community School Corp. where she taught at Locke and Spaulding Elementary Schools. Member of First AME Church, Sunday School Teacher, and the Nora F. Taylor Missionary Society and the Elite Matrons. She was preceded in death by parents, 3 brothers. Aileen leaves to cherish her memories son James (Wilma) Brown, sister in law Sadie May, several nieces and nephews, many cousins; God daughter Cheryl (James) Poole, friend Eliza Wilder, and her Missionary sisters and First A.M.E. family. Visitation Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 9 to 11:00am with funeral immediately following at 11:00am all services at the First A.M.E. Church, 2045 Mass. St. Officiating Rev. Virgil Woods. Interment at Fern Oaks Cemetery.
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Published in Post-Tribune from Jan. 14 to Jan. 15, 2018.