Dorothy E. Speck-Brown, an 84-year-old resident of Kansas City and former Trenton, resident, passed away on the evening of July 29, 2022 at Oxford Grand of Shoal Creek, after a long battle with Alzheimer™s disease.
Family and friends are invited to celebrate Elaine™s life on Saturday, August 6, 2022 at Resthaven Memorial Gardens, north of Trenton, with a graveside service beginning at 10 am.
An “Open Visitation” will be held on Friday, August 5, 2022 from 10 am to 6 pm at Resthaven Mortuary, north of Trenton.
Elaine was born on Sept 14, 1937 in Browning to Robert and Velma May. She graduated Trenton High School in 1955 and was a longtime active member of the Tindall Christian Church.
She will be remembered for her love of flowers, gardening, cooking, baking and devotion to her family. She was most proud of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Elaine™s memory will be kept alive through her three daughters, Kimberly June Witten, Karen Jean Newhart (Robert) and Karla Jane Gray (Clayton); husband, Willis Brown; her five grandchildren, Abbey Meyer (Jake), Ashten Loafman (Thomas), Drew Newhart (Lauryn), Addison and Nathan Gray; great-grandchildren, Maddy Meyer, Ezra and Brooks Loafman and Wells Newhart; sister, Doris June Hartstack; brother, James Robert May (Katie); three nieces, Denise Barber (Tom), Brenda Schindler (John) and Beckie Wallner (Marcus).
Elaine is preceded in death by her parents; and first husband, John Speck.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations be made to the Alzheimer™s Association and may be left with the mortuary.