Dorothy Pauline Brown was born on March 10, 1928, in Pryor, Oklahoma, to Frank James and Rosa Marjorie (Phillips) Cox. She departed this life on Sunday, July 25, 2010, at the age of 82 years, 4 months, and 15 days.
Growing up, Pauline attended school at Iron Post in Locust Grove. On October 15, 1951, in Claremore, Oklahoma, Pauline and Albert “Bob” Brown were united in marriage. He preceded her in death on May 8, 2006. They had been married for over 54 years. Pauline had worked as an inspector for Bryan’s Infant Wear in Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was also a dedicated homemaker.
Pauline was a member of the Muskogee Quilt Guild. She enjoyed sewing, crafts and quilting. Pauline was a kind soul, always concerned for the needs of others. She was a member of the Belview Baptist Church in Tulsa where she had been baptized. Pauline also attended the First Baptist Church in Hulbert with her husband Bob. She knew she was going to see her husband and parents in her new heavenly home. She missed them so much, and couldn’t wait to be with them again.
Pauline is survived by: 1 daughter: Loretta Sue Hudson and husband Mark of Muskogee, Oklahoma; 1 son: Bobby Allen Brown of Portland, Oregon; 4 grandsons: Ben Hudson and wife Sarah of Muskogee, Oklahoma; Jake Hudson of U.S.A.F. South Korea; Justin Brown and wife Cassandra of Bakersfield, California; and Joshua Brown of Eugene, Oregon; 1 great grandson: Nathan Brown of Bakersfield, California; 1 sister: Louise McBride of Sand Springs, Oklahoma; Numerous other relatives and a host of friends. Pauline was preceded in death by: her parents; her husband: Bob Brown.
The family suggest memorial contributions be made to Hometown Hospice, 2307 South York, Muskogee, OK 74403.
Graveside services were held 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, July 28, 2010, at the Bryan Chapel Cemetery at Boatman, Oklahoma. Reverend Jess Dinsmore officiated. Services were entrusted to the Locust Grove Funeral Home.
Directions to the Cemetery: From Locust Grove, take highway 82 north to Salina. At the 4 way in Salina, take highway 20 west toward Pryor, going down Main Street Salina. Cross Lake Hudson, still traveling west. The first road after crossing the lake is N 4390 Road, take it south. Travel south approx. 3 miles. There will be Boatman and Cemetery signs. Take E 0523 Road west. This will take you past both the old and new sections of Bryan Chapel Cemetery.