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2010-04-15 / Obituaries

Jane Wilson Brown

October 6, 1935 - April 7, 2010

Jane Wilson Brown was born on October 6, 1935 in Big Lake, Texas to Mark & Flora (Vinson) Wilson. She was united in marriage to Sanford “Sandy” Brown on December 21, 1952 also in Big Lake, Texas. Jane & Sandy owned and operated Brown Engineering & Testing in Giddings from 1979 until their retirement in 2000. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church in Giddings where she was an Ordained Elder. Jane not only lived her life to its fullest but also to its greatest potential. She was a world traveler, pilot, part-time daredevil, trophy winning go-cart racer, free lance humorist, proof reader, conversationalist, storyteller, entrepreneur and founder of the “I Don’t Eat Anything Green” Club. She enjoyed music, reading and games of chance.

Jane passed away on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at her home in Giddings.

Funeral services were held on Sunday, April 11, 2010 at the First Presbyterian Church in Giddings with Rev. Rick Brooks officiating. Burial followed in the Giddings City Cemetery.

Jane was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Ruth Goree and grandson, Adam Brooks.

She is survived by her husband, Sandy Brown of Giddings; 2 daughters, Teri & Rick Brooks of Richardson and Leslie & Earnie Wright of Giddings; son, Charlie & Angie Brown of Giddings; 6 grandchildren, Aaron & Sarah Brooks of Abilene, Cherie & Keith Oltmann of Serbin, Colbey Wright of Giddings, C.J. Brown of College Station, Ciera Brown of Giddings and Cole Brown of Giddings; granddaughter-in-law, Amber Brooks of Austin; 4 great grandchildren, Katelynn Brooks of Abilene, Chase Brooks of Abilene, Garrett Oltmann of Serbin and Mackenzie Oltmann of Serbin as well as numerous other family members and many friends.

Serving as pallbearers were Chuck Horne, Bud Botkin, James Grube, Paul Raschke, Alan Spurger and Joe Green.

Memorials may be made to Brazos Valley Hospice, 1048 North Jefferson, LaGrange, Texas 78945, the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 175, Giddings, Texas 78942, the West Texas Boys Ranch, 10223 Boys Ranch Road, San Angelo, Texas 76904-3665 or to the

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