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Emma Belle Brame

Monday, October 10, 2011

Emma Belle Brame, 99, of Red Oak, Iowa, formerly of Slater, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at Good Samaritan Care Center in Red Oak.

Funeral Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2011, at First Baptist Church in Slater with Rev. Bruce Hess officiating. Burial will be in the Slater City Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday Oct. 10, 2011, at Weiker Funeral Home in Slater. Memorials are suggested to First Baptist Church in Slater.

Born Dec. 9, 1911, in Nelson, she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Martha Hinton Skinner. On Oct. 30, 1938, in Slater she married Henry Grady Brame who preceded her in death on June 10, 1982. She was a 1928 graduate of Marshall High School. She worked as a chief ammunition inspector during World War II and later at Town & Country Shoe Factory. She was a member of First Baptist Church in Slater and was a longtime resident of Slater before moving to Omaha to be near her family. She later moved to Red Oak, Iowa.

She is survived by a son, David Brame of Sidney, Iowa; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a sister, Dorothy George-Barry of Mabank, Texas.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by four brothers, Bud Skinner, Gene Skinner, Charles Skinner and John Skinner; and a sister, Hazel Corning.