Thomas W. Brownlee was born March 9, 1932 in St. Clair County to J.W. Brownlee and Birdie Brownlee. He passed away June 23, 2012 at St. Joseph Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.
Tom graduated from Osceola High School in 1950. He served in the United States Army from 1952 to 1954. After returning from serving his country he was united in marriage to Mildred Richeson on May 18, 1956. Mildred and Tom moved to Raytown, Missouri where they made their home until Tom retired. In 1971 they purchased their farm near Osceola and enjoyed many week-ends there until they moved to the farm in 2005.
Tom was employed with General Motors for 30 years. He enjoyed traveling and spending time in Texas.
Tom was preceded in death by his prents, his wife Mildred, on brother Larry Brownlee.
He is survived by a daughter Patricia Lowe and husbancd David of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; grandson Jeffrey Lowe of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; one brother, James Brownlee of Lowry City, Missouri, other relatives and friends.