Ida Mae Brewer, 61, of Cave City died June 29, 2007, at her home. She was born May 18, 1946, at Cave City, Ark., the daughter of R.A. and Opal (Rawlings) Crabtree.
She worked for many years at the International Shoe Factory in Batesville and also worked for Unifirst Corporation in Cave City and Nancy's Embroidery in Batesville. She was a member of the First Missionary Baptist Church.Survivors include: her husband, Howard Brewer, of the home; one son, Mitchel Brewer, of Cave City; two daughters, Miranda Walling of Searcy and Sheila Daigle of Batesville; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.She was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Mary Ann Crabtree.Funeral services were held July 1, at the First Missionary Baptist Church in Cave City with Bro. Ron Canard and Bro. Vance Penn officiating. Burial followed in the Mount View Cemetery near Cave City with arrangements under the direction of the Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.Pallbearers were Mark Rose, Jason Verkler, Jonas Anderson, Gary Crabtree, Greg Crabtree and Charles Bullington.