PRATT, KANSAS — Vera Nadine Brown, 79, passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 at Pratt Health and Rehabilitation.  She was born October 11, 1938 on a farm in Kiowa County to James Lawrence and Martha Ellen (Barnes) Moorhead. On August 2, 1956 she married Robert Ray Brown in Liberal. He preceded her in death on May 20, 2010. 

She worked as a cook for Larned USD 495 until retirement. She attended church at the Methodist Church in Cullison. Vera enjoyed gardening, sewing, quilting and cooking.

Vera is survived by her children, Kay (George) Towner of Livingston, Texas, Diana (Ricci Gutzman) Brown of Almena, Bonnie (James) Meyers of Hoisington, Monte Brown of St. John, Daniel Brown of Pratt, Curtis (Laci) Brown of Pratt and Robin Lewis of Pratt; 12 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and 2 great great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; sister, Donna Zimmerman; and brother, Larry Dale Moorhead.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday, August 13, 2018 at Larrison Mortuary, 300 Country Club Road, Pratt. Funeral service will be at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at Larrison Mortuary with John Hamm presiding. Burial will follow at Ellenwood Cemetery, Sawyer.

Memorials may be made to Pratt Parks Department in care of the mortuary. Condolences may be sent