Born 9-26-1916 -- Died 3-28-2006
Pauline Cotton Brewer died March 28, 2006, at Northeast Christian Hospital in Florissant, Mo., at the age of 89.
She was born Sept. 26, 1916, in Couch, Mo., the daughter of the late Fred E. and Georgia J. (Barton) Cotton.
She was united in marriage April 18, 1959, in Alton, Mo., to Carl Brewer who preceded her in death Sept. 10, 1974.
She was a secretary for the county agent's office in Alton for many years.
She is survived by three step-sons, Cordell Brewer and wife, Marcia, of Edwardsville, Ill., Charles Brewer and wife, Betty, of Chesterfield, Mo., and Danny B. Brewer and wife, Gretchen, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich.; one sister, Freda Cotton Pennewell of Florissant, Mo.; four stepgrandchildren; two step great-grandchildren; and two nieces, Vicki Fernau and husband, Glenn, of Florissant, Mo., and Lisa Thompson and husband, Jeremy, of Florissant.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband, Carl Brewer.
The funeral services were held on April 1 at the Cave Springs Baptist Church in Alton, Mo.
Burial followed in the Cave Springs Cemetery, with Rev. Grover Pingleton officiating.
The funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Carter Funeral Home of Thayer, Mo.
Pallbearers included Jeremy Thompson, Cordell Brewer, Charles Brewer, Danny B. Brewer, Junior Andrews and Richard Todd.