Herbert Cooper

Mrs. Christine Brown

E. Stefan Morris

Obituary for Mrs. Christine Brown

Herbert Cooper

December 25, 1934
to
July 15, 2019

Mrs. Christine Brown – Holmes 84,passed July 15, 2019 was born December 25, 1934 to Catherine Brown and Sherman Johnson in Muskogee, Oklahoma. Christine loved her Catholic Parish, she was dedicated and loved attending the Legacy Center every Monday to knit and crochet, the group had prayer together every time they gathered.
She enjoyed knitting and crocheting for charity and for those in need.
Christine was a dedicated and faithful member at St. Peters and her parish family and friends. She was an avid reader and had many book cases throughout the house, many of which she had read over and over again. she loved reading books by Louis L’Amore and Dean Koontz. She loved crossword puzzles and made sure she always had a cross word book with her, where ever she went.
She was dedicated to reading her bible every single day. Christine would faithfully kneel at her daily specific prayer times.
Her favorite singing artist were Al Green and Etta James. She loved to play cards with family and friends, her favorite card game was “Tonk” and she was good at playing, many time this was the highpoint of her day.
She took many people and some families into her home to provide a safe loving environment for others to live and be comfortable. In her younger years she loved to bowl and made sure to make it a family affair getting her children and other family members to join in, she had a passion for Kansas City Chiefs Football and would even dress in her chiefs gear just to watch the game. She yelled at the TV like she was at the stadium.
She loved education and obtaining more knowledge on subjects that interested her. Her passion for learning inspired her after graduating from RT Coles High School to go further to ST. Mary’s School of Nursing, ST. Joseph Hospital Nursing Program. Christine worked at General Hospital as a Registered Nurse in the OBGYN department, Truman Medical Center as lead nurse in 3 Gold where she remained for 53 years before retirement.
Proceeding her in everlasting peace are her husband Martin Holmes Sr., parents Catherine Brown and Sherman Johnson Sr., brothers Nathaniel Brown, Jose Brown, Benjamin Johnson, Joseph Johnson, Sherman Johnson II, Sand Johnson, sister Rosie Mae Johnson, sons Rahn A. Brown, Steven Brown, Joseph Holmes and son in law James Russell.
Christine leaves to cherish her loving memory daughters Courtney Jones, Monica Russell, Terri Johnson (Kenny); sons Martin Holmes II, Christopher Holmes; brothers Gary Brown, Robert Brown, Michael Brown; a host of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, neices, nephews, cousins and many other family members and friends.
Celebration services held Saturday, July 27, 2019. Visitation 10am Celebration 11am at St. Peters Catholic Church 907 E. Myer Blvd Kansas City, MO 64131. Interment Private
Professional Services Entrusted to Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, MO. 64134. Tel: (816) 765-0141 Fax (816) 765-5500

Visitation Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 10:00 AM

Location:

St. Peters Catholic Church

907 E. Myer Blvd Kansas City, MO

Service Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, July 27, 2019 at
11:00 AM

Location:

St. Peters Catholic Church

907 E. Myer Blvd Kansas City, MO

Interment Details

Interment Type: Private

Professional Services Entrusted to Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, MO. 64134. Tel: (816) 765-0141 Fax (816) 765-5500