1915 - 2014 Rubye J. Brownlee, age 98, passed away Monday, July 7, 2014 in Beaumont, TX. Services will be on Thursday, July 10, 2014 at Calder Baptist Church in Beaumont, TX with Rev. Jim Fuller officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 PM on Wednesday, July 9, 2014 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Mrs. Brownlee was born in Yellowpine, TX on December 21, 1915 to Sam Brown Jones and Lorena Walker Jones. She worked for many years for the telephone company in Beaumont before marrying her husband. She was a long time member of Calder Baptist Church and was an Eastern Star. She was a very independent woman always wanting to help others. She delivered meals for Some Other Place for over 40 years. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl J. Brownlee and her daughter, Pamela R. Stephens. Survivors include her step-son, Jimmy Brownlee. A granddaughter Kelli Pruitt and grandson, Josh Roberts. Four great grandchildren; Tristan Pruitt, Steven Pruitt, Donavan Roberts and Andrew Gonzalez. As well as numerous nieces, nephews and many friends and neighbors. Special thanks to Sue McNeely, Mary Ann Harris and Nelda Ledezma for the unfailing devotion and care that they gave to Rubye through these last years. Memorials may be made to Some Other Place Administrative Office 590 Center St. Beaumont, TX 77701, (409) 832-7976, Calder Baptist Church, 1005 N 11th St, Beaumont, TX 77702, (409) 892-4251, or a
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on July 9, 2014