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Archives for November 2016

Claude Richard Hines

ALVARADO — Claude R. Hines, 88, passed away at his residence surrounded by his loving family Thursday, Nov. 24, 2016.
Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Tuesday at Brown, Owens & Brumley Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Burial in Emerald Hills Memorial Park following service. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at the funeral home.
Claude was preceded in death by the late Rudolph and Minnie Hines: spouse, Arvella Hines; spouse, Ginger Hines; two grandsons; a daughter-in-law; and four sisters.
Survivors: Daughter, Debra Glass (Wesley); sons, Richard Hines and Jimmy Hines (Annie); sisters, Louise, Billie Jo and Dorothy; brother, Jimmy Donald; five grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 26 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Mary Anne Pankey

FORT WORTH — Mary Anne Pankey passed away peacefully with her husband and son by her side Monday, Nov. 21, 2016, at the age of 89.
Mary Anne was born March 23, 1927, in Houston. She graduated from St. Agnes Academy in Houston, attended the University of Texas and was a selected duchess at Texas A&M University. She was an avid reader and she enjoyed writing children’s stories and watching game shows on TV.
To know her was to cherish her. Mary Anne was a very strong, loving, caring and dedicated, wife, mother, grandmother and friend.
She was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Sarah; and sons, Patrick and Michael.
Survivors: Husband for 70 wonderful years, Arthur Frederick “Bud” Pankey; son, Stephen Pankey; daughter, Linda Miteff; grandchildren, Allison Miteff, Corby Miteff, Molly Brown, Julie Dold and Kate Pankey; and seven great-grandchildren.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Martin “Marty” Russell Morris Sr.

FORT WORTH — Martin “Marty” Russell Morris Sr. passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at the age of 47.
Celebration of life: 10 a.m. Wednesday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel. Interment: Martin will be laid to rest in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Martin was born July 3, 1969, to Richard and Donna Morris, in Los Angeles, Calif. Marty will be missed by all of us who loved and appreciated everything he was and who cherish all of the wonderful memories he has left us with.
Marty is preceded in death by his father, Richard Floyd Morris.
Survivors: Mother, Donna Morris; sons, Martin Morris Jr. and Jeramiah Morris; daughter, Sierra Morris; brother, Rick Morris; sister, Becky Davis; sister, Lorrie Pyron; grandchildren, Trey, Caiden, Jade and Noah; mother of his children, Sharon Williams; and many friends.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Henry Earl Spriggs

FORT WORTH — Henry Earl Spriggs passed away Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016, at age 71.
Celebration of life: 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Henry was born May 22, 1945, to the late David and Kathrine Spriggs in Fort Worth. He was a loving father, grandfather, brother and friend and will be deeply missed.
Henry is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bobbie Spriggs; and daughter, Tracey Thomas.
Survivors: Brother, David Spriggs; sister, Betty Mayfield; grandchildren, Lakeshia Thomas and Tior Thomas; and many friends.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Mary Catherine Ray

FORT WORTH — Mary Catherine Ray passed away peacefully surrounded by her loving family, Monday, Nov. 7, 2016, at the age of 56.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18, at Brown, Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Mary was born March 10, 1960, to Arthur and Janice Hollis in Lubbock.
Mary will always be remembered for her love and devotion she held for her family and will be deeply missed.
Survivors: Loving husband of 23 years, Billy Ray; daughter, Haley Ray; sons, Lee Pirkle and Justin Pirkle; stepdaughters, Amber and Jenny Ray; stepson, Cory Ray; parents, Arthur and Janice Hollis; brothers, Roy Hollis and Ricky Hollis; sister, Patricia Roach; grandchildren, Priscilla, Eva, Dalton, Corbin, Jaden, Freya, Catherine, Bella, Kaley, Joshua, McKinzy, Devon and Ryand; and many friends.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557

Joshua Olan LeFan

FORT WORTH — Joshua Olan LeFan passed away Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 at the age of 32.
Celebration of life: 2 p.m. Friday at Brown Owens & Brumley’s Joe B. Brown Memorial Chapel.
Survivors: Wife, Kristin; sons, Gabriel, Sparrow and Atticus; and daughter, Natalia.

BROWN, OWENS & BRUMLEY
Family Funeral Home & Crematory
425 S. Henderson, 817-335-4557