Marie Watkins Brewer, 79, of Southaven, Miss., formerly of Caruthersville, Mo., died Thursday, Dec. 25, 2003, at her residence.
Born Sept. 8, 1924, daughter of the late Lloyd Willis and Eliza Abigail Malone Watkins, she was employed at Brown Shoe company and Wohl Shoe. She attended the Greenbrook Baptist Church in Southaven.
On Nov. 6, 1944, in Luxora, Ark., she married Bennie Wade Brewer, who survives.
Survivors also include four sons, Michael Wade Brewer and wife, Sharon, of Pewaukee, Wis., DeWayne Brewer and wife, Jane, of Longmont, Colo., Robert Randall Brewer and wife, Sharon, of Kansas City, Mo. and Steven Earl Brewer, of Southaven; three sisters, Mildred Ferrell, Betty L. Burton, of Raytown, Mo. and Shirley A. Powell, of Ormond Beach, Fla.; four grandchildren, Sherri M. Ramsey, of Longmont, Kim M. Brewer, of Pewaukee and Heather N. and Steven Tyler Brewer, both of Southaven and two great-grandchildren, Bradley Johnson, of Longmont and Amber L. Brewer, of Pewaukee.
She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Angela D. Brewer and one great-grandson, Matthew B. Johnson.
Memorial services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 29, at the H.S. Smith Funeral Home in Caruthersville with Dr. Dave Clark officiating.