Shirley Michel Brown (1924 - 2018)

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Shirley "Lois" Michel Brown
October 10, 1924 - August 31, 2018
Our dear mother Lois Michel Brown, age 93, passed away peacefully, surrounded by her loving family Friday, Aug. 31, 2018.
She was born in New Orleans. In her early years she worked for the U.S. Navy and later for the Social Security Administration as a claims representative. She retired after a dedicated career of 30 years. Lois enjoyed bowling, fishing, playing cards and gardening.
Her major joys in life revolved around her five children and beautiful grandchildren and great-children. Lois lived in Houma for over 30 years and has been a resident of Sugar Land, Texas for the past 20 years.
She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 55 years, Billy LaMarr Brown Sr.; her parents, Gabriel and Henrietta (Oustalet) Miche; and one sister, Elaine Terrell.
Lois is survived by her children, Susan Brown Brock and her husband, Curtis J. Brock, Billy LaMarr Brown Jr. and his wife, Tammy Baio Brown, Lawrence Milton Brown and his wife, Shelley Clements Brown, Bonnie Brown Pennison and her husband, Jay L. Pennison Sr., and Annette Brown Murray and her husband, Ronald P. Murray.
She is also survived by her grandchildren, Tiffiny Suarez (Guillermo), Dustin Brown, Ryan Brown (Tessa), Jay Pennison Jr. (Susie), Brooke Cole (Jesus), Millicent Elb (Shawn), Sean Brown (Renee), Matthew Brock, Nikki Murray (Noe) and Emma Brown; great-grandchildren, Hollis Elb, Chloe Suarez and Lilly Pennison; and her loving sister, Betty Michel Bourgeois (Wayne) and Carol Michel Guillot (Earl); sister-in-law, Terry Brown Ely (Perry); as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass was held Thursday, Sept. 6 at St Laurence Catholic Church in Sugar Land, Texas. Viewing began at 9 a.m. followed by Mass at 10 a.m. Interment followed at Houston National Cemetery in Houston, Texas.
The family would like to thank all of Momma's caregivers that have so lovingly been there for her, especially Moncia Almazan.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting that donations in Lois's name be made to the Houston and Southwest Texas Alzheimer's Foundations, 2242 West Holcombe Blvd., Houston, TX 77030-2208.
Published in Houma Today & The Daily Comet from Sept. 8 to Sept. 10, 2018
Arrangements under the direction of:
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