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Bellville Times

Mildred Brewer Conklin, age 97, entered into Glory on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004 in her bed with her cat Louie at her daughter's home in Bellville.
She was born Dec. 13, 1906 in the Methodist Parsonage in Plano to Minnie Bell and Edgar Columbus Moore.

She married the love of her life, Alton Baker Brewer in 1931. After his death in 1956, she married Glenn M. Conklin.

She lived most of her life in Houston and Dallas. She was a member of St. Luke's Methodist Church. She lived independently in Bellaire until March of 2003, when she came to live with her adopted daughter, Ann Brewer Lanier.

She is survived by her cat Louie; her adopted daughter Ann Brewer Lanier; grandchildren Christopher William Michels, Ann Michelle Lanier, John Lanier and niece Francis Ann Putnam. Because of her God-given wonderful life, she outlived her husbands, friends and most of her doctors. Mildred willed her body to Baylor College of Medicine, however a memorial service celebrating her blessed life will be held Feb. 14 at 10 a.m. at Magpies, 21 S. Bell St., Bellville.

The family wishes to thank Bobbie Anderson, her caretaker, for the
outstanding and loving care she provided, and the Brazos Valley Hospice for its loving support and excellent care.

No flowers please. Memorial gifts can be made to: Brazos Valley Hospice, Hospice Brenham, 705 S. Austin, Brenham, Texas 77833.

Posted by Joy Neely


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