Hilda Jane Brewer, age 84, formerly of Gore, Oklahoma, died Tuesday, June 5, 2018, in Fort Smith, Arkansas. She was born September 3, 1933, in Ratcliff, Arkansas, to the late Bon D. Reed and Verna A. (Cravens) Reed. She was also preceded in death by her loving husband and travel partner, Ray Brewer, as well as her sister, Mildred O’Neal and brothers, Dale Reed and Lyndal Reed.


Jane held leadership positions in both the Cumberland Presbyterian and United Methodist women’s ministries.


A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 8th, at Kersey Cemetery, located north of Ratcliff, under the direction of Brotherton Brothers Funeral Home and Flower Shop in Charleston. Officiating the service will be the Rev. Bill Van Meter.


She is survived by her daughters, Janet Bedene, Vicki Newton, Terrell Canada, and Carol Modisette; her sons, Ken Brewer and Doug Brewer; two brothers, Bob Reed and Bill Reed; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and her Fin family.