The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

Obituaries

March 18, 2014

Lois Brown

Published 3-18-14

Hennessey, OK — HENNESSEY — Graveside service for Lois Brown, 95, will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, in Hennessey Cemetery, officiated by the Rev. Jimmy Berkenbile. Arrangements are by Cordry-Gritz Funeral Home.

Lois was born in Golden, Okla., on June 28, 1918, to Allen and Lena Birlew Pitts and died Friday, March 14, 2014, at Greenbrier Nursing Home, Enid.

She married Rufus Brown in Seminole on Dec. 23, 1933.

She was a Sunday school teacher and a member of the Women’s Missionary Group. Lois was also an avid bowler.

She is survived by one son, Johnny Brown and wife Faye of Enid; one daughter, Sharon Craun and husband John of Sand Springs; one sister, Billie Stearns of Eugene, Ore.; three grandsons, Greg Luper and wife Marjorie of Hennessey, Mike Luper and wife Rhonda of Edmond, and David Brown and wife Dee Dee of Enid; three granddaughters, Karen Main and husband Marvin of Enid, Lisa Stivers and husband Steve of Edmond, and Tammy Craun of Tyler, Texas; 13 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.  

Lois was preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Brown; one daughter, Shirley; and two brothers and one sister.

Memorial donations may be made in her name to the National Kidney Foundation, with the funeral home serving as custodian of the funds.

(Submitted by family)

 

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