Benton Alton Brown and Oma Lee Brickey Brown
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Benton A. Brown, 50, of Lorenzo died Thursday in Big Spring Veterans Hospital.

Services were held at 2 p.m. Saturday in Ralls Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Otis Pierce pastor, officiating. Burial was in Lorenzo Cemetery under the direction of Carter Funeral Home of Ralls.

A resident of Lorenzo six years, moving here form Lamesa, Brown was a welder.

Survivors include his wife, Oma; five sons, Alton of Lubbock, and Benton Jr., Richard, George, and Jimmy, all of the home; a daughter, Mrs. Billy Hubbard of Lorenzo; and three grandchildren.

©Lorenzo Leader, November 13, 1973
Record provided by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum
transcribed by Linda Fox Hughes

Oma BrownGraveside services for Oma Lee Brown, 80, of Lorenzo were held at 4:00 PM Tuesday, January 10, 2006 in the Lorenzo Cemetery with Rev. Dennis Williams officiating. Burial is under direction of Adams Funeral Home of Lorenzo.

Mrs. Brown passed away Saturday, January 7, 2006 in Lubbock's Covenant Medical Center. She was born May 3, 1925 in Spiro, Oklahoma to the late Robert Darwood and Georgia Anna (Aaron) Brickey. She married Benton Alton Brown February 13, 1942 in Commanche, Texas. He preceded her in death November 7, 1973. She was a homemaker and moved to Lorenzo in 1967 from Lamesa.

She is preceded in death by a daughter, Peggy Sue Hubbard who passed away Feb. 14, 2005.

Survivors include 5 sons and their wives, Alton and Donna Brown, Jr. and Rita Brown and Jimmy Brown all of Lorenzo, Richard and Rita Brown of Lubbock and George and Vicky Brown of Idalou, 1 brother, Bill Brickey of Wheeler, 12 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.

©The Crosbyton Review, Thursday, January 12, 2006




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