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Otis Brower

September 15, 1939 ~ October 18, 2019 (age 80)

Life Story

Mr. Otis E. Brower or "POP" as he was affectionately known, begin his heaven bound journey on October 18th 2019 at Hackley Hospital in Muskegon Michigan. Otis was born September 15, 1939 in Carthage, North Carolina to Houston and Myrtle (Mclaughlin) Brower. Otis  received his formal education from Cartridge School System. Otis was a hard worker who believed that if a man didn't work he didn't eat.  He held various jobs before we locating to Muskegon in 1970. Once here Otis gained employment at Westran Foundry before retiring after many years of service. Otis accepted Christ and united with the John Wesley AME Zion church under the leadership of Pastor John Williams. Otis united in marriage to Lillie A. Payne in May of 1979 who stayed devoted to him until his death. Otis leaves to cherish his memory wife Lillie, son- Johnny (Annie), Kenney,  Samuel (Tammy) Brower all of North Carolina. Zena Herbert Jamerson son Victor Stinger , Jeffrey Marshall,  Marie Roberson all of Muskegon and Derrick Marshall of Kalamazoo Michigan. Sister-in-law's Joan Strange, Barbara Brewster, Constance (Dan ) Hudson of Flint, Michigan and Karen Payne of Muskegon Michigan A host of grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and friends. Special granddaughters Jovanna (Boobie) Brewer, Melanie  (Mook) Marshall and Nickcole (Cole) Marshall. Who diligently assisted in his care when his health began to fail.   Otis was preceded in death by his parents Houston and Myrtle Brower,  Sister's Genevieve and Pat  daughter Cassandra Marshall-Mcarter.

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Services

Viewing
Thursday
October 24, 2019

10:00 AM to 10:50 AM
Beulah Baptist Church
2601 Manz Street
Muskegon Heights, MI 49444

Celebration of Life
Thursday
October 24, 2019

11:00 AM
Beulah Baptist Church
2601 Manz Street
Muskegon Heights, MI 49444

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