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Grace Triphene Brown, 89, passed away September 15, 2022 place of death Kansas City, MO from cancer. Memorial services will be held at 2:00pm, Saturday, September 24, 2022 at Graceway Church, 5460 Blue Ridge Cutoff Kansas City, MO 64133. A visitation will be held prior to the service at 1:00pm.
Grace was born on January 26, 1933, in Cleveland, Arkansas. She was the eighth child to her parents John and Roxie Byers. She moved to Kansas City, Missouri after graduating high school in 1951. She married Cornelius F. Brown on April 4, 1959. They were married twenty-six-years until his death on June 2, 1985. From their union they had three children. Grace was a retired Nurse. She worked at St Mary’s Hospital for twenty-six years and Carondelet Manor for ten. Grace was a member of Graceway for 44 years. A church where she loved worship, bible study and fellowship. At Graceway she served on the Dream Team in Connections/Hospitality and Dream Team Serve.
Grace was a wonderful wife and mother. She loved cooking and getting together with family and friends. That was the core of her being. She was an avid Gardener. She loved sports, especially football, baseball and basketball. Want to know about sports stats, inquire about players just talked to Grace. Folks were amazed!
She was preceded in death by her husband, Cornelius F. Brown, mother and father John and Roxie Byers, sisters Veking Toilette, Betty Bundle, Verdie Jenkins, Alice Gause, Lilly Isaiah, Joyce Dean and brother Joe Byers. She survived her sisters Arnette Deering, Helen Brown and brother Clifford Byers.
Grace leaves behind her three children Arminta Brown, Yul Vincent Brown and Kevin Brown, plus her daughter in law Rhonda Brown. Also, she leaves five grandsons, Jordan Brown, Marcus Brown, Brandon Brown, Ramond Brown and Cullen Brown and a host of many beloved extended family and friends whom she adored.
She led a life of faith in her LORD and Savior Jesus Christ, of love and service. She will be greatly missed.