Ms. Bobbie N. Brummel 84, went to her heavenly home on Wednesday, January 12, 2022. Bobbie passed away at North Mississippi Medical Center-Gilmore in Amory, MS. She was born on December 28, 1937 in Pontotoc County, MS to Robert Louis and Lucille (Conlee) Brown. She moved with her family as a child to Aurora, IL then to Somonauk, IL. Prior to her retirement, she worked for Western Electric/AT&T to provide for her children. Bobbie was heavily independent and an avid conversationalist. She loved reading, taking trips to casinos, visiting with friends and most of all spending time with her family. Bobbie also loved country and bluegrass music.
Bobbie is survived by her three daughters, Melody (Robert) Nanzer of Earlville, IL, Robbin Kaye (Kirk) Hill of Okolona, MS, Melissa Renee (Jeff) Gibson of Oswego, IL; her son, Brooks Dorian Brown of Peoria, IL; 11 grandchildren, Rachel Sims, Rebecca Calkins, Renee Nanzer, Joe Nanzer, Rob Nanzer, Brian West, Trisha Foster, Brantley Hill, Ann Marie Sims, Jeffrey Gibson and Kaitlyn Gibson; 16 great-grandchildren; her brothers, Terry (Maria) Brown of Shipshewana, IN and Keith (Shirley) Brown of Horn Lake, MS; her sister, Betty Quarzenski of Elgin, IL; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Lucille Brown; her brother, Danny Brown; and her son, Robert Dean Olin in infancy.
A Memorial Funeral Service will be held at 3:00 PM on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Nelson Funeral Home, 1617 North Bridge Street, Yorkville, IL. Interment will be private.
Friends may visit from 1:00 PM until the Hour of Service on Saturday, January 22, 2022 at the Nelson Funeral Home in Yorkville, IL. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Bobbie’s name may be directed to Somonauk Public Library, 700 E. LaSalle St., Somonauk, IL or Somonauk Baptist Church, 315 E. North St., Somonauk, IL.
The family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and aids of Oak Tree in Amory, MS for their daily loving care of their mother these past few months.