Agnes Brown, 79, of Deweyville, passed from this life into the arms of her savior Monday, April 27, at The Meadows Nursing and Rehabilitation in Orange.
Born Oct. 7, 1935 in Bellwood, La., to Willie Self and Ola Jane (Rhodes) Self, she lived in Deweyville for the last 9 ½ years and had previously lived in Opelousas, La. Mrs. Brown was a member of the United Pentecostal Church in Deweyville. She was very outgoing and never met a stranger. She enjoyed spending time with her dogs, growing flowers and cooking Her family will fondly cherish her chicken and dumplings and her banana pudding.
Mrs. Brown is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ozay Brown; son, Robert Underhill; three sisters and three brothers.
Those who will most cherish her memory are her daughters, Cynthia Barthe and Brenda Forse and husband, Ricky, all of Deweyville and Karen Boudreaux and husband, Paul of Church Point, La; sons, Roy Brown of Alexandria, La. and Michael Brown and wife, Annette of New Bern, NC; four grandchildren, Kirsten Brown, Mikaela Brown, Lauren Forse and Trent Forse. Mrs. Brown is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.
Services to celebrate Mrs. Brown’s home going will be at 10:00 A.M. Friday, May 1, at the United Pentecostal Church in Deweyville. Officiating will be the Rev. Michael Orange, the Rev. Darrell Orange and the Rev. E. W. Reeves. Rite of committal and interment will follow services in the Deweyville Cemetery in Deweyville.
A gathering of family and friends for a time of reflection will be from 2:00 PM until 9:00 PM Thursday at the church.
For those who desire memorial donations, please make a donation in memory of Mrs. Brown to the Mother’s memorial at the United Pentecostal Church in Deweyville, Post Office Box 49, Deweyville, Texas 77614-0049.
Condolences may be expressed for the family at www.dormanfuneralhome.com.