January 11, 1948 - June 28, 2021
Roberta Wiseman Brown, 73, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri died Monday, June 28, 2021 at her home. She was born January 11, 1948 in Frasier, Tennessee to John Lee Wiseman and Lillie Mae Lewis Wiseman. She and Henry Brown Jr. were married February 14, 1975 at Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She was seamstress at Tipton Cleaners for over 30 years. She loved being outside, watching NBA basketball, going to see Lee Williams in concert with her sister, sewing, and visiting people in the nursing home. She was a member of New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church, where she loved singing in the church choir and the gospel group Gospelett's. She was also a member of Rock of Ages Chapter #5 of the order of the Eastern Star. She lived a beautiful Christian life and was loved by all who knew her. Survivors include her husband, Henry Brown of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Dorothy Wiseman Lawrence of Cape Girardeau, Velma Wiseman of Cape Girardeau, and Verna Bogard Wiseman of Decatur, Illinois; one son, Floyd Gene (Debra) Wiseman of Cape Girardeau, two brothers, Chester (Cora) Wiseman of Holly Springs, Mississippi and Willie Wiseman of Tampa, Florida; one sister, Rosetta Craine of Champaign, Illinois; 19 grandchildren; 51 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren. Also surviving are two special friends, Sister Earlene Thomas and Robert Ellis. She was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers, Charles Lewis, Vertis Wiseman, James Wiseman, Cassell Wiseman, and Charlie Wiseman; six sisters, Bertha Knoxx, Ophelia Brown, Clemmie Martin, Ida Wiseman, Mary Lee Wiseman, and Minnie Pratt, and two grandchildren, Oscar Wren, and Zaelynn Wiseman. Visitation will be 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm on Friday, July 9, 2021 at New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau. Funeral Service will follow at 4:00 pm Friday at the church with the Rev. Joseph G. Cotton Jr. officiating. Burial will be Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Cottrell Memorial Garden Cemetery in Holly Springs Mississippi. Online condolences may be made at www.fordandsonsfuneralhome.com. Ford and Sons Funeral Home - Mt. Auburn is in charge of arrangements.
Roberta Wiseman Brown, 73, of Cape Girardeau, Missouri died Monday, June 28, 2021 at her home. She was born January 11, 1948 in Frasier, Tennessee to John Lee Wiseman and Lillie Mae Lewis Wiseman. She and Henry Brown Jr. were married February... View Obituary & Service Information
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