Obituary for Bernether Macklin

Bernether Macklin, 68 passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Bernether was born October 30, 1947 in Charleston, Missouri to Allen Brown, Sr. and Jimmie Lee Brown. She was preceded in deh by her parents, pernal grandparents, (one brother) William Brown, (one sister) Sara Brown. Bernether was educed Thomas Kelly High School graduing in the class of 1965. She went on to further her educion, acquiring multiple degrees. Bernether was employed by Kansas City Southern Railroad for 32 years where she then went on to retirement. On April 5, 1969 she joined Louis Macklin in holy mrimony and was blessed with three children: LaDonna, Dorothy, and Micah. Bernether confessed Jesus Christ an early age Mercy Se Baptist Church. After moving to Kansas City, Missouri in 1968 she became a devout member of the Zion Grove Missionary Baptist Church. She was an active member on the ushers* board, mass choir, as well as a faithful Sunday school teacher. She leaves to cherish her memory a devoted husband, Louis Macklin of 47 years. Three children: LaDonna Powells (Tim) Blue Springs, MO, Dorothy Macklin-Hurt of Gainesville, VA, and Micah Macklin (Audra) Shawnee, KS. She had three sisters, Virgie Triplett of Chicago, IL., Dorothy Jones of Kansas City, MO., Helen Hardman (Adell) of Kansas City, MO.; Four brothers: James Brown, Sr. of Chicago, IL., Allen Brown, Jr. (Darlene) of Peru, IN., Jimmy Brown (Betty) of Kansas City, MO.; a cousin th was raised with her, Theaster Maxwell of Benton Harbor, MI.; she had four grandchildren, Belinda (Jalon), Diamond (Chris), Isaiah and Hailey; five gre grandchildren, Janie, Christian, Carissa, Sabrina, Angel and a set of twin girls; Aspen and Ansley also a host of cousins, nieces, nephews, other relives and friends.

October 30, 1947
July 14, 2016

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July 23, 2016 1:00 pm


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CemeteryCharleston Cemetery Charleston, MO

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