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Elnora (Tolefree) Brown

February 29, 1928 ~ April 22, 2020 (age 92)

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Life's Reflections

Elnora Brown age 91, of Kansas City, KS passed away on April 21, 2020.

Elnora Brown was born February 28, 1929 in Littlerock, AK. She was one of ten children born to her parents, Larcinia (Anderson) Tolefree and Booker T. Tolefree, Sr. She moved from Littlerock to Kansas City, KS at a young age and lived there until her death. There Elnora met and married Melvin Anthony Brown, Sr., who preceded her in death, and to their union eight children were born.

Elnora was preceded in death by her father, mother, and seven of her siblings. She was also preceded in death by two of her children, Melvin A. Brown Jr. and Belinda P. Fantroy.

Elnora loved to cook and bake and have her family over to have a good time. She will be fondly remembered by her family and friends for her wonderful lemon meringue and sweet potato pies as well as her famous coconut cakes. Elnora always enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.

She enjoyed time with her grandkids, especially at the family picnic as she watched them enjoy themselves. She loved to go to the family picnics and loved playing dominos and card games. She also, loved watching sports and was a big fan of the Kansas City Royals and Kansas City Chiefs.

Elnora is survived by her children: Theresa M. Reed, Joyce A. Dotson (Sherman, Jr), Jane D. Stevenson, Norbert W. Brown (Tamayo), Mark L. Brown Sr. (Eloyce), and Silas O. Brown. Saddened after her passing aside from her children are her brother and sister Arthur L. Tolefree (Jean), Florence Bowell.  Elnora is also survived by many grandchildren, greatgrandchildren, nieces, nephews and other family and friends. Elnora Brown age 91, of Kansas City, KS passed away on April 21, 2020.

 

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Services

Private Family Farewell Service

Highland Park Cemetery
3801 STATE AVE
KANSAS CITY, KS 66102-3799

Private Interment

Highland Park Cemetery
3801 STATE AVE
KANSAS CITY, KS 66102-3799

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