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Services for Alice Brown, 90, of Milam County will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011, at Phillips & Luckey Chapel with Pastor John D. Stanislaw of First Baptist Church in Coleman officiating. Burial will be in I.O.O.F. Cemetery in Rockdale.

Visitation was scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 23 at the funeral home.

Mrs. Brown died Monday, Feb. 21, in Scott & White Hospital in Temple.

A lifelong Milam County resident, she was born Feb. 8, 1921, in the Duncan community of Milam County to John and Rosa (Eiland) Drummond.

She married Joe Brown on May 18, 1938, at Sharp Presbyterian Church in Sharp.

Mrs. Brown was a homemaker, wife, mom and grandma.

She was a member of New Salem Home Demonstration Club and Sunshine & Shadow Quilting Club, both of Rockdale.

Mrs. Brown enjoyed quilting and crocheting.

She was a member of Tracy Methodist Church in the Tracy community, where she taught Sunday school for many years.

Mrs. Brow n was preceded in death by her parents; three brothers, Johnny, Harry and Dan Drummond; three sisters, Effie Koke, Ruth Young and Bessie Young; and a grandson, Robert Anderson.

Survivors are her husband, Joe Brown of Rockdale; two daughters, Carole Derrick of Mingus, Coty Jo Love and husband Leon of Sharp; three grandchildren, Coy Weems and wife Noel of Van, Stacy Collier and husband Butch of Kempner, Crystal Haley and fiancee Mike Easley of Mason; nine great-grandchildren, Grant Collier and wife Heather, Blake Collier, Zane Haley, Ashley Haley, Harlee Haley, Kane Haley, Lane Weems and Logan Weems; a great- great- grandchild, Kadiance Collier; and two sisters-inlaw, Edith Prcin of Temple, Tony Moody of Rockdale.

Pallbearers will be George Riddle, Ollie Young, Graham Young, John Elbert Fischer, Ernest Schneider and J.D. Acord.


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