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Brown, Sara French FORT WORTH - Sara French Brown, 82, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Monday, March 26, 2012. Funeral: 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Christ Chapel Bible Church, 3740 Birchman Ave., Fort Worth. Visitation: 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home. Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth, Baylor All Saints Hospital Health Foundation, Trinity Valley School or a . Sara was born Nov. 7, 1929, in Dallas. She received her early education in Dallas attending Bradfield Elementary School, Highland Park Junior High and Highland Park High School, graduating in 1947. She attended Randolph-Macon Women's College 1947-1949, then transferred to Sophie Newcomb College (Tulane University), graduating in 1951 with a B.A. degree. She was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority and remained a faithful alumna for the rest of her life. Sara was the 1950 Tulane Homecoming queen and in December 1950 was the queen of the Second Annual Dixie Classic (Atlantic Coast Conference Basketball Tournament). While at Sophie Newcomb, she met Bobby Brown, Tulane medical student, and later married him in 1951. They spent 61 glorious, happy years together. She had been a Fort Worth resident since 1958, except for a 10-year period (1984-1994) when she and her husband resided in New York City. She was a member and past president of The Assembly and was the first teaching leader of the Forth Worth Bible Study Fellowship. She was a past president of the Salvation Army Auxiliary and was a member of the auxiliary of the Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Fort Worth, the Tarrant County Medical Society Alliance, the Medical Dames, Fort Worth Symphony Board, Christ Chapel Bible Church, River Crest Country Club, Junior League of Fort Worth, Jewel Charity, the Lecture Foundation, the Silkies, the Ski Group and the Raccoons. Sara was the perfect wife and mother and awakened each day with a smile. She spent her life with "the glass half full." She loved people and when she met someone they left with the feeling that Sara had been waiting all day just to talk with him or her. She raised her three children without using the word "no." She had unlimited love for her family and friends and received unlimited love in return. She was an unbelievable lady both inside and out. She never had an enemy. She was a devout Christian and loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. The family thanks special longtime friend Hannah Smith and caregivers, Georgia Anderson and Tasha Hubbard. She was preceded in death by her parents, Stanley "S.E." and Ida Belle French; brothers, Stanley and H. Dawson French; brother-in-law, William C. Brown; and niece, Kathryn French. Survivors: Husband, Robert W. Brown, M.D.; children, Peter S. Brown, M.D., his wife, Sidney, Beverley and her husband, Lawrence B. Dale, and Kaydee and her husband, William E. Bailey; grandchildren, Geren Brown and his wife, Laura, Robert W. Brown II and his wife, Ellie, Jeffrey Brown, Rebecca Brown, Jack Dale, Peter Dale, Edward Dale, Jayne Dale, Sara Bailey and Will Bailey; sisters-in-law, Beverley and husband, Rayford A. Smith, M.D., of Monroeville, Ala., and Martha Wallace French of Dallas; nieces, Lucille and husband, Thomas McGehee, of Mobile, Ala., and Stacy Bradsher of Clearwater, Fla.; and nephews, Christopher Smith and his wife, Laura, of Monroeville, Ala., and David French of Dallas. Thompson's Harveson & Cole Funeral Home and Crematory 702 Eighth Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 817-336-0345



Published in Dallas Morning News on Mar. 28, 2012
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