Mary Dell Brewer, age 90 of Malvern, died Friday, February 17, 2017 at Encore Health and Rehab. She was born in Winnsboro, Texas on October 10, 1926 to the late Marshall Knight and Beatrice Lindsey Knight. Reared and receiving her early education in Winnsboro, she attended Tyler Commercial College in Tyler, Texas. She lived in El Dorado, Arkansas for 26 years, where she worked for the Cooperative Extension service for 15 years. Mary was the widow of the late Gerald Brewer, to whom she was married on August 16, 1947 in Winnsboro. He preceded her in death on December 31, 2016. They came to Malvern in 1986 and joined First Baptist Church, where she attended the Ruth Sunday School Class. She loved to read, was a wonderful cook, and was an avid flower gardener.
She is survived by her son, Dr. David Brewer and his wife, Susan of Hot Springs; a daughter, Susan Morse and her husband Jeter of Springdale, Arkansas; by six grandchildren, Brian, Stephen, and Kevin Brewer; Leigh Anne Davis, Kathryn Miller, and Karyn Jentzsch; 17 great-grandchildren, and a sister, Cheryl Davidson (Bobby) of Branson, Missouri.
Mrs. Brewer was also preceded in death by two brothers.
Her funeral will be at eleven o’clock Monday, February 20, 2017 in the chapel of J. A. Funk Funeral Home with Reverend Scott Davis officiating. Interment will be on Tuesday morning, February 21, 2017 at eleven o’clock in the Lee Cemetery in Winnsboro, Texas.
A visitation will be Sunday afternoon, February 19, 2017 from four until six o’clock at J. A. Funk Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be sent via jafunkfuneralhome.com.