Clara Mae Fletcher Brown, age 97 of Roby, Texas passed away on April 24, 2011, in Rotan, Texas.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Roby Church of Christ with Jason Alton officiating. Burial will follow at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, at Trinity Memorial Park in Big Spring, Texas. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home of Sweetwater, Texas.
Clara was born on Jan. 24, 1914, in Ft. Cobb, Oklahoma to Mary Etta and W.T. Bradley. She grew up in Rochester, TX. She met Olbert Fletcher while visiting a sister in Forsan, TX. and married him on Jan. 19, 1935. They resided in Forsan until his death in 1958. She worked at the Forsan School cafeteria until 1970 when she met and married Elvin A. Brown. Big Spring was their home until they moved to Sweetwater, where they resided until his death in 1993. In 1994, she moved to Roby until her stroke in 1998 when she was moved to a Rotan long term care facility until her death.
She is survived by three daughters, two sons-in-law, seven grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. Her daughters are Lela and Jim Porter of Abilene, LoVelle and Freddie Stuart of Sylvester and Sherrie Bordofske of Roby. Grandchildren are Dana and Roy Hartstein, Brad and Glenna Stuart, Ellen and Randy Patterson, Britt and Lisa Stuart, David and Darla Bordofske, Alan and Keena Porter and Terry and Lysette Bordofske.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary Etta and W.T. Bradley; husbands, Olbert Fletcher in l958 and Elvin A. Brown in 1993; five brothers; and five sisters.
Grandsons are pallbearers and will have a part in the service.