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Charlene J. Brookover Brown, Ph.D.
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Charlene J. Brookover Brown, Ph.D.

Charlene J. Brookover Brown, Ph.D., 80, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Thursday, December 21, 2017, in St. Joseph.
Born on January 28, 1937, in Kansas City, Missouri, she attended Kansas State University, where she graduated in 1959 with a teaching degree. She later returned to Kansas State, earning a master’s degree followed by a PhD in school counseling in 1999.
Charlene was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon and Catherine Thouvenelle.
She is survived by her husband, LTC Drew H. Brown (U.S. Army, Ret’d) of the home; son, Kent (Karen) Brookover, Seattle, Washington; daughter, Kim (Bob) Stewart, Olathe, Kansas; and two grandsons, Sam and Joshua.
A memorial service will be held at Christ Episcopal Church in St. Joseph on January 6, 2018, at 1 P.M. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to the Alzheimer’s Association, c/o Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Online guest book and obituary at

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