Patsy Ruth Myers BrownMcCrory, AR, 1927 - 2014
Mrs. Patsy Ruth Myers Brown, resident of McCrory, died on Saturday, December 13, 2014 at White County Medical Center in Searcy. She was 87 years of age.
Visitation was from 5-7 p.m. Monday, December 15, 2014 at Thompson-Wilson Funeral Home in McCrory with funeral services at 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at the funeral home as well. Interment was in Woodman Cemetery with Thompson-Wilson Directors in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Patsy was born in Tupelo, Arkansas on July 2, 1927 the daughter of Roy Ralph and Bessie Elva McDoniel Myers. She was a 1945 graduate of McCrory High School and was Salutatorian of her class. Mr. T.J. Brown Jr., claimed her as his bride on May 18, 1945. Mrs. Patsy was a member of the McCrory First Baptist Church in McCrory where she was active in all the activities. She taught Sunday School, sang special songs and was a faithful choir member. Mrs. Patsy was a member of the Whitehall E.H. Club and was on the Woodruff County Fair Board for several years. She retired from the State of Arkansas Health Services where she started at the bottom and worked her way up and was a case worker at the time of her retirement. Her last attendance at church a few weeks ago, the choir dedicated her favorite song, How Great Thou Art, to her and her devoted husband, T.J.
Survivors include her husband of 70 years, T.J. Brown Jr. of McCrory, two sons and their wives: Dennis "Rusty" and Betty Brown and Tommy and Rita Brown all of McCrory, two daughters and their husbands, Dianne Wendt and Stan of San Antonio, Texas and Linda and Rick Swinney of Augusta, two brothers, Roy Ralph Myers Jr. and James Boyd Meyers, and one sister, Barbara Jean Meyers McDonald, six grandchildren, Donna Jones, Michael Brown, Brandon Sutterfield, Lesley Hopkins, Jennifer Swinney and Brad Brown and six great-grandchildren as well as a host of other relatives and a multitude of friends.
Pallbearers were Roscoe Langley, Bill Crawford, Ronnie Langley, James Williams, Lynn Simmons and Charles Reeves. Memorials may be sent to the First Baptist Church or the McCrory Relay for Life.
Published December 16, 2014