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Dorothy Brown

June 20, 1925 ~ April 29, 2021 (age 95)


Mrs. Dorothy Mae Brown was born on June 25, 1925 to the late Green and Idella Hibbler. Mrs. Brown would have been 96 years in June 2021.

At an early age, she was baptized and accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior. She was a longtime faithful member of New Mt. Olive Baptist Church under the late Rev. William Gayle. Also Mt. Calvary Baptist Church under Rev. Allen Kuykendall before relocating to Houston, Texas to be with her family. She was a member of Lone Star Baptist Church under Rev. S.W. Doston Jr. until her demise. She was always active in Church working in different auxiliaries including the Mission, Adult Choir, Youth Department, Trustee, Sunday School and served as a teacher for Vacation Bible School.

She attended and graduated from A.J. Moore High School where five of her children attended as well. After High School, she enrolled at McLennan County Community College where she received several certifications affiliated with child care.

She married her soulmate, RL Brown. Their union lasted 25 years until his demise. RL and Dorothy raised six children together.

On Thursday, April 29, 2021, our beloved Dorothy Mae Brown went home to be with our heavenly father. She was preceded in death by her parents, Green and Idella Hibbler; loving husband, RL Brown; son, Raymond Brown; and stepdaughter, Sandra L. Sanders.

She leaves to cherish her memory: her children, Gerald Winn of Las Vegas, Nevada; Robert Brown (Rosalind) of Dallas, Texas; Debra Brooks (Cleo) of The Woodlands, Texas; Carl Brown of Houston, Texas and Gregory Brown (Patricia) of Pearland, Texas; loving sisters, Mrs. Callie Terrell of Waco, Texas and Mrs. Bernice Nickerson of Lubbock, Texas; grandchildren, RaShawn Brooks of Lake Elsinore, California; Candance Brown of Grand Prairie, Texas; Ashly Brooks of The Woodlands, Texas and Matthew Brown of Katy Texas and other loved ones by sibling marriages; great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Garvey and Journi Garvey; and a host of loving cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

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May 14, 2021

10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
McDowell Funeral Home, L.L.C.
1104 Chestnut Street
Waco, TX 76704

Funeral Service
May 15, 2021

12:00 PM
Greater Zion Missionary Baptist Church
2625 South 18th Street
Waco, TX 76706

May 15, 2021

Moonlight Cemetery
600 East Moonlight Drive
Robinson, TX 76706

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