Nettie Bee Brewer, 79, of Etowah, died Saturday, Jan. 5, 2008, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro. She was born June 13, 1928, at Athelstan, the daughter of the late John Staples and Pearl Lela Shepard Staples Lawrence. She was a homemaker and member of Etowah Pentecostal Church of God in Etowah.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Edford Brewer; a daughter, Pearl Rogers; three sons, Baby Brewer, John Allen Brewer, and Larry Junior Brewer; and several half sisters and brothers.
She is survived by six daughters, Barbara Welsh of Jacksonport, Linda Sims of Garden Point, Judy Darnell of Blackfish, Geraldine Moore of Lepanto, Dorothy Brewer of Etowah, and Jeanitta Collins of Lepanto; three sons, James Brewer of Caraway, Andrew Brewer and Jackie Brewer, both of Etowah; 23 grandchildren and 35 great-grandchildren.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. today (Tuesday) at the Etowah Pentecostal Church of God in Etowah with Brother Huey Meherg officiating. Burial will be at Garden Point Cemetery in Etowah with Wilson Funeral Home of Osceola in charge of arrangements.