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Barbara LaNell Rose Browning

June 12, 1934 ~ December 24, 2019 (age 85)

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Barbara LyNell Rose McKinney Browning, age 85, passed away peacefully on Tuesday December 24, 2019 in Decatur, Texas.

Visitation will be 6:00 to 8:00 PM Sunday December 29, 2019 at Sunset Memorial Funeral Home in Odessa, Texas

Graveside services will be held Monday December 30, 2019 at 4:00 pm. at Sunset Memorial Gardens Odessa, Texas with Pastor John McLemore officiating. 

Bobbie was born in Colorado City, Texas on June 12, 1934 to T.M. and Ruby McKinney. She attended Odessa High School. She married Charles Gardner Browning on March 15, 1950 in Odessa, Texas.  She was a housewife and after her husband passed away, baked professionally for many years. She loved to crochet, sew, draw, paint and make furniture. Bobbie had a great sense of humor and loved life and her family. She was a member of the Rainbow Girls and The Order of The Eastern Star.

She is preceded in death by her husband Charles Gardner Browning, her Son-in-Law Kevin Evans, parents, and 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

She is survived by three children, Barbara and Chester Beam of Springtown, Texas, Terry and Denise Browning of Odessa, Texas, and Chelli Evans of Odessa, Texas; grandchildren Charla Stephens, Kyle Beam, Amanda Duncan, Charles Browning, Christine Clements, and Beau Browning, and 9 great grandchildren.

Honorary pall bearers are Kyle Beam, Ryder Stephens, Miller Beam, Lonnie McKinney, Jimmy McKinney, and Jim Mitchell, Sr.

Memorials may be given to the Kevin Evans Scholarship Fund and Odessa Chapter 447 Order of The Eastern Star.

The family would like to thank the management and staff of Decatur Medical Lodge in Decatur, Texas and especially “Her Girls on hall 200”.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.  To sign the guestbook, please visit www.sunsetodessa.com.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Barbara LaNell Rose Browning, please visit our floral store.


December 29, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sunset Memorial Funeral Home
6801 E. Business 20 Hwy
Odessa, TX 79762

Graveside Service
December 30, 2019

4:00 PM
Sunset Funeral Home Chapel
6801 East Business 20
Odessa, TX 79762

December 30, 2019

4:30 PM
Sunset Funeral Home Chapel
6801 East Business 20
Odessa, TX 79762

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