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Rosemary Brown

Rosemary Brown, 97, of Springdale, Arkansas passed away peacefully Saturday, December 26, 2020 at Earlene Howard Hospice House in Springdale, Arkansas.

Rosemary was born February 5, 1923 to Grover Helms and Selma Stevenson-Helms in Newburg, Missouri. On December 27, 1939, she married the love of her life, Donald Brown. They shared many loving memories until his passing in July of 1981. She enjoyed to crochet, but her main hobby was giving back to her community and family. She was of the Forever Young Club and the 1949 Eastern Star Past Matron. She volunteered to serve the local senior citizens and will be remembered as the sweetest lady. Most of all, she cherished her time with her family.

She is survived by her 2 sisters, Fern Affolter and Dorothy Heatherington; 4 grandchildren, Marla Blevins, Donitta Frederick, Sarah Hinds, and Katrina Atkinson; 14 great grandchildren; 16 great-great grandchildren; and many other loved ones.

Gathering for visitation and funeral will be held Sunday, January 3, 2021 from 2:00pm-5:00pm at Backstrom-Pyeatte Funeral Home in Springdale, AR. Burial will be held on Monday, January 4, 2021 at Newburg Cemetery in Newburg, Missouri at 12:00pm. Facemask and social distancing will be required set forth by the guidelines of the State of Arkansas.


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A candle was lit in memory of Rosemary Brown

Marla Dec 28 2020 12:00 AM