Charlene Brewer

Charlene Frances Brewer, 92, passed away Thursday April 30, 2020, in Oklahoma City.

A private service is scheduled. Memorials in Charlene’s name can be made to the Women’s Auxiliary at William Newton Hospital. Arrangements are through Miles Funeral Home in Winfield.

Charlene was born on Dec. 12, 1927 in Wichita to William Earl and Myrtle Katheryn Reed. She attended North High and KU Extension in Wichita. Charlene married Carl Brewer Jr. in 1947. Carl was a Lion’s Club member for 38 years and district governor in 1990-91. Charlene enjoyed working with Carl in the Lions. They enjoyed a loving marriage for 58 years.

Charlene loved flowers. She worked more than 40 years as a florist, owning her own shop for 13 years. She was active in her church serving as a deaconess, singing in the choir and supporting the church missionary work. After moving to Winfield, Charlene volunteered at the William Newton Hospital Women’s Auxiliary for nine years.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, D’Wayne Brewer; and her husband, Carl Brewer.

Her family includes daughters, Sondra (Larry) Alley, and Diane (Jerry Ellis) Cook; three grandchildren, Chanelle Hilyard, DeAmbra Boucher and D.J., and David Cook; and six great-grandchildren, Rylan Hilyard, Cole, Noah and Collin Boucher, and Madison and Kiley Cook.

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