Mrs. Brown Mrs. Brown PASADENA—Rhonda Lynn Brown, 48, of Pasadena lost her battle with breast cancer on Thursday, May 1, 2014.

A life cel-ebration was held at her home in Pas-adena on Sat-urday, May 10, with Pastor Tammy Sharp officiating. 

Mrs. Brown was born May 4, 1965, to Bobby and Barbara Scroggins of Thorn-dale. 

She spent most of her child-hood showing cattle and was an active member of the Future Farmers of America, holding titles such as president, Star Greenhand, Star Chapter Farm-er, Star State Farmer, and she received numerous awards for grand and reserve champion heifers and steers at local and major livestock shows. 

In high school, Mrs. Brown participated in twirling and rode-os, both barrel racing and goat tying. 

She graduated from Thorn-dale High School in 1983. In 1986, Mrs. Brown began her greatest role: that of a moth-er. She had two daughters, Kassie and Mallory. 

Mrs. Brown spent many hours encouraging her girls in their many endeavors. She also served as an “other mother” to many of her daughters’ friends.

She moved to Alvin in the late 1980s, where she worked as a school bus driver for Alvin and Pearland school districts.  Mrs. Brown served as the Alvin Lutheran Church secretary, assistant at Kennedy & Associ-ates and went on to work for Union Planters Bank in Pearland. She began working for San Jacinto Credit Union in 2002 which now operates under TDE-CU.

On June 16, 2001, she mar-ried Doug Brown Jr. of Pasade-na.

They enjoyed many hobbies together, including Astros base-ball games, concerts and travel-ing.

Mrs. Brown was proceeded in death by her husband, Douglas W. Brown Jr. of Pasadena; her grandparents, Marvin and Trei-la Strawn of Alvin and Thorn-dale, W. F. and Loree Scroggins of Thorndale.

Survivors are two daugh-ters, Kassie Bolton and husband Michael of Pasadena, Mallo-ry Keeling and husband Chad of Baytown; a stepson, Lucas Brown; a grandson, Caleb Keel-ing of Thorndale; her parents, Bobby and Barbara Scroggins of Thorndale; a sister, Wynona Schwarz of Thorndale; a niece, Megan Schwarz of Thorndale; a great-niece Emma Niemtschk of Thorndale; and a nephew, Dylan Schwarz of Thorndale; also, aunts, uncles, cousins and many friends.

Memorials may be made to a favorite charity or to the Les-ter & Sue Smith Breast Center at Baylor College of Medicine or at

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