Mildred Ruth Brown, 85, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., formerly of Nevada, died July 15, 2005.
She was born Nov. 24, 1919, in Excelsior Springs, to Daniel and Florence (McKee) Peebles.
In addition to being a waitress at several area restaurants, she worked as a housemother at Drumm Farm.
Survivors include her daughters, Margaret Armstrong, Excelsior Springs, Judy Glazier, Olathe, Kan., and Jo McClean, Orange, Texas; a sister, Edna Troutman, Cameron, Mo.; and numerous other family members. She was preceded in death by her parents; six siblings; and her son, Gerald.
Graveside services were held on Monday, July 18, at Woodland Cemetery, in Liberty, Mo. Memorial tributes may be directed to Liberty Hospital Hospice, P.O. Box 1002, Liberty, MO 64069. Arrangements are under the direction of Polley Funeral Home, in Excelsior Springs.