Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000182 EndHTML:0000002945 StartFragment:0000002363 EndFragment:0000002909 SourceURL:file://localhost/Volumes/SERVER/EDITORIAL/3-29-11/obits/brown.doc @font-face { font-family: "Times New Roman"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }table.MsoNormalTable { font-size: 10pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } Mrs. Pauline Brown, age 88, of the Difficult Community died at 9:33 p.m. Wednesday evening March 23, 2011 at the Cookeville Regional Medical Center where she was admitted Tuesday evening March 22nd. Funeral services from the Hackett Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home were conducted Saturday afternoon March 26th at 1 p.m. with her pastor, Eld. Jeff Patterson officiating. Burial followed in the Defeated Creek Memorial Gardens. Version:1.0 StartHTML:0000000182 EndHTML:0000004341 StartFragment:0000002367 EndFragment:0000004305 SourceURL:file://localhost/Volumes/SERVER/EDITORIAL/3-29-11/obits/brown.doc @font-face { font-family: "Times New Roman"; }p.MsoNormal, li.MsoNormal, div.MsoNormal { margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt; font-size: 12pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }table.MsoNormalTable { font-size: 10pt; font-family: "Times New Roman"; }div.Section1 { page: Section1; } One of three children of the late Henry Benton Brooks who died December 15, 1981 at the age of 87 and Alethia Belle “Letha” West Brooks who died September 4, 1954 at the age of 55, she was born Oca Pauline Brooks in the Difficult Community on October 9, 1922. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Lester Bethel Brooks who died at the age of 64 on December 14, 1984 and by Benton Glennis Brooks who died at the age of 79 on May 1, 2005. Mrs. Brooks’ step-mother, Mrs. Ethel Agnes Gregory Brooks, died December 15, 1983 at the age of 88. On July 19, 1941 Mrs. Brown was united in marriage to Gladdice Community native Henry Hall Brown. He preceded her in death on April 16, 2004 at the age of 83 after over 62 years of marriage. Two granddaughters preceded Mrs. Pauline in death, Abby Pauline Thompson who died at birth February 18, 1969 and Christie Leigh Thompson who died June 7, 2009 at the age of 36. Mrs. Brooks was saved September 21, 1958 and was a longtime member of the Friendship Primitive Baptist Church at Defeated Creek. She formerly was employed at the Carthage Shirt Corporation and was a homemaker and worked along side her husband on the family farm in the Smith Hollow at Difficult. Surviving are her two daughters, Janie Thompson and husband Billy of Difficult, Cynthia Draper and husband Roger of Pleasant Shade; grandchildren, Chris Thompson and wife Suzanne of Murfreesboro, Paige Draper, twins Jessica and Justin Draper all of Pleasant Shade; great-grandchildren, Dylan and Hannah Thompson of Murfreesboro; caregivers, Becky Sloan, Davonda Craighead and Amy Roberson. The Brown family requests memorials to the Smith County Special Education Program.