Dateline: May 26, 2005
services for William Harold Browning, age 85, were held at 10:00 a.m. on
Monday, May 23, 2005, in the Clarendon Church of Christ with Eddie Stegall,
minister, and Lynn and Brad Thompson, grandsons, officiating.
Burial was held in Citizens Cemetery in Clarendon under the
direction of Robertson Funeral Directors, Inc., in Clarendon.
Browning died Thursday, May 19, 2005, in Amarillo. He was born October 16, 1919, in Saint Jo, Montague County,
Texas, to William Henry and Fannie Alice Whaley Browning.
He moved to Vega, Oldham County, Texas in 1938.
He married Naveta Thelma Farnsworth on May 13, 1941, at Vega.
He farmed wheat and milo in Oldham County for 33 years and also
raised registered Black Angus cattle and Quarter Horses.
He moved to Lelia Lake in Donley County in April 1975 where he
farmed and raised wheat, cotton, and hogs until he retired in 1998 and
moved into Clarendon. He was
an active member of the Clarendon Church of Christ and served as a deacon
for several years. He also
served in the US Army for a period of time.
include his wife, Naveta Browning of Clarendon; three daughters: Sue
Thompson and husband Marvin of Clarendon, Patty Browning and Tippy
Browning, both of Lamesa; two sons, Bill Browning and wife Susan of
Bushland and Sam Browning and wife Linda of Miami, Texas; one sister,
Lorene Ivins of Gainesville, Texas; nine grandchildren; eleven
grandchildren; one great great grandchild; four nephews, and three nieces.
family requests that memorials be to the American Cancer Society or the
High Plains Children’s Home in Amarillo.
can sign the online guest books at www.RobertsonFuneral.com.
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