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Obituaries

Ada Mae Brown

Ada Mae Brown
Ada Mae Brown

DIXON – Ada Mae Brown, age 92, died Friday, February 28, 2020 at Dixon Rehabilitation & Health Care.

Ada was born on November 4, 1927 in Xenia, the daughter of Obrey C. and Mabel L. (Henson) Burkitt. She married Lyle V. Brown on October 26, 1963 in Mattoon. He died on May 1, 2012. Ada was a homemaker who enjoyed quilting, crocheting and sewing. 

Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn Janssen of LaSalle and Cathalean Sofolo of Rock Falls; two sons, Frederick (Darlene) Taft and F. Dennis (Diana) Taft, both of Dixon; one sister, Violet Shick of Freeport; several grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three brothers.

Visitation will be from 10-11 a.m. Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at the Dixon Assembly of God, 933 McKeel Road, Dixon. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. with Pastor Mike Donoho officiating. Burial will follow at the Nelson Cemetery in Nelson. Arrangements were completed by the McDonald Funeral Home in Rock Falls.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial has been established to the church.

Online condolences may be sent to www.mcdonaldfuneralhomes.com

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