Margaret WillaDean Brown, age 93, of New Windsor, Illinois died Monday December 1, 2015 at the Clarissa Cook Hospice in Bettendorf, Iowa. Cremation has been accorded. Private burial will be in the New Windsor Cemetery. A celebration of life service will be at a later date in the New Windsor Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the American Heart Association, St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital, NAMI, or the New Windsor United Presbyterian Church. Peterson Wallin Knox Funeral Home in Alpha is in charge of arrangements and online condolences can be made at www.petersonwallinknox.com.
She was born January 1, 1922 in Seaton, Illinois to Thomas S. and Anna Rose Stevenson Shull. She married Atlee Brown September 14, 1940. He died in September of 1996.
They farmed in the New Windsor area and WillaDean loved to sew, cook and garden.
She is survived by her daughters, Patricia (Philip) Taylor, Pamela Brown and Gloria (Gary) Burlingame, 4 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.