1932 - 2014 Maureen Iva Brown, 82, of Buna died Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Silsbee Oaks Health Care in Silsbee. Funeral service will be 10:00 a.m. Friday, August 15, at Friendship Baptist Church in Buna with burial at Morse Cemetery in Buna. Visitation will be from 5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Thursday at Adams EE Stringer Funeral Home in Buna. Maureen was born March 6, 1932 to Walter J. and Evie A. (Lester) Burrell in Buna. She attended Buna schools through graduation and then attended the R.N. Program at Jefferson Davis Hospital and the University of Houston. She worked many years as an R.N., and was the Instructor for the LVN School in Jacksonville, Texas for 5 years. Maureen worked at the Buna Medical Center for 25 years and was the Director of Nursing in this facility. Maureen is survived by her 2 sons, Walter F. and his wife Sandra and Charles E. and wife Rhonda, all of Buna; 2 grandchildren, Leslie Elizabeth Brown of Ozone Park, NY and Preston Charles Brown of Buna; 2 sisters, Elaine Reeves of Buna and Fay Davis of Austin; a brother, W.J. Burrell of Evadale, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Arthur Lee Brown, and one sister, Hazel (Burrell) Anderson. Our family would like to thank the staff of Silsbee Oaks for their care of Maureen for the last 17 months.
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Adam E E Stringer Funeral Home
34490 Us Highway 96 S
Buna, TX 77612
Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Aug. 14, 2014