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Dorothy Nell Brown


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DOROTHY NELL BROWN, 93, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2019. Please take a moment and share a kind thought or memory with Dorothy’s family at www.andersonbethany.com.

SERVICES: A Viewing for Dorothy will be held at Anderson Bethany Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, November 8, 2019, 10:00 AM, followed by a Funeral Service, at 11:00 AM. Rev. Richard Gorham will be officiating. Interment will follow at South Park Cemetery.

Dorothy was born in Royston, TX, on December 3, 1925, to Arthur and Nellie Washington. She attended high school in Abilene, TX, and after many years of residing in Texas, she moved to Carlsbad, NM, in 1959. In 1960, Mother Brown married Robert L. Brown, and from this marriage, she had four children. They moved to Roswell, NM, in 1967, where she resided until the death of her husband in 2010.

Mother Brown was an active member at Wares Tabernacle Baptist Church of Roswell, NM, from 1972 until she moved to Las Vegas, NV, in 2012. She then became a member of Pleasant Grove Missionary Baptist Church. Mother Brown loved to sew and quilt and was very active and supportive of her children’s school activities. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and provided a loving home for her family.

SURVIVORS: Left behind to cherish memories of Dorothy are daughters: Carol Riggs, Anola Lowery (Harold) of Las Vegas, NV, and Verna Brown of Albuquerque, NM; stepchildren: Robert Brown Jr. of California, Willie Brown (Cynthia) of Lovington, NM, David Lewis of Carlsbad, NM, Regina of Hobbs, NM and Laura Marshall of Texas City, TX; grandchildren: Marissa Corley, Felicia Dean, Robert White, Imani Lowery and Maya Brown; and several great-grandchildren, many family, and friends.

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PRECEDED: Dorothy was proceeded in death by her loving husband, Robert L. Brown; and children: Gary Brown (son), Johnnie Walker (daughter), Bobby Jones (son), and Alice Faye (daughter).

Dorothy’s tribute was written in her honor by her family.

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