Dorothy Strickland Brown

Dorothy Brown, 96, of Waco, passed away Monday, April 9, 2019 at at her home in Waco.

Visitation: 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Monday, April 15, at Lake Shore Funeral Home

Graveside Service: 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, at Waco Memorial Park in Waco with Pastor Joey Crenshaw officiating

Dorothy was born November 15, 1922 in Alvarado to Sim Calvin Strickland and Maggie Mae Edsley Strickland. She was a nurses aid for many years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Joe Melvin Brown; daughter, Sue Schrader; son-in-law, Charles Schrader; son, Billy Brown; grandson, Donald Wayne Schrader; and  son-in-law, Tracy Copeland.

Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Alice Copeland and Darlene Brown; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.




Place of Service: Waco Memorial Park , 6623 S. IH-35; Robinson, TX 76706

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  1. Those we love don’t go away, they walk beside us, unseen, unheard, but always near, still loved, still missed. I wish I had words to lighten your agony but sometimes words are just not enough. Please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your Mother – Alice and Darlene. To all the grandkids, she loved unconditionally and was a kind, caring and beautiful lady. Let the memories of the years you’ve shared wash over you heart and soul. May the comfort of God help during this time of need. With Love, Pat Pruski

  2. Alice & Darlene So sorry for the Loss of your Sweet Mother I have many fond memories of Mrs. Brown. Stana And Kenny You both were so sweet to Your Grandma. May God’s Blessings Comfort you during this time!
    Donna Pilgrim

  3. My sweet Grandmother. Our lives will never ever be the same again. You definitely liven things up. You are so spunky , outgoing and funny. .. Growing up I always had you and as you got older you always had me. I wouldn’t have changed that for anything. You took excellent care of me and it was an honor to be able to return the favor. I love you with all of my heart and I have a ton of memories that I will cherish for the rest of my life. Please continue to watch over us. RIP sweet angel.

  4. My heart is heavy but I know you deserve your rest now and your peace you worked hard for it you never complained through your journey of life you loved everyone so much you was a rock always there for everyone I will miss you and glad I was on your train of life I got to be with you and we had trails but we got through them and I got to keep a promise to you and some how we made it work no regrets I loved you so much and now Rest In Peace and know you touched our lives in a way that a mama does and loved every minute of it I love you so much

  5. Alice and Darlene I am so sorry for your loss. She must have been a wonderful woman. I know what little time I spent with her she was a spunky lady and had a lot of love in her heart for her family. Wished I had known her when I was younger. She answered a lot of questions for me when I found her and came for a visit. It amazed me how she keep a complete history of your family. I know all of your family will miss her.

  6. Mama you got your wings you was one special lady you rolled with the life of many trails and you never complained loved us all in a special way I am glad that I was a part of your journey in life and I could keep my promise to you and I was on the last part of this train ride we had our trails but we got through them and it worked out to be at home I love you and already miss you no regrets so Rest In Peace and know we loved you and you will forever be in my heart and and I could be there for you love forever will see you later on the other side Rest In Peace

  7. Alice and Darlene so sorry for the loss of your beautiful Mother. It was a pleasure that I got to meet her a few years ago. She answered a lot of questions for me on the family. It amazed me the big binder she kept with family photos and history. She seemed to be a very vibrant and out going woman and full of love for her family. Rest in Peace!

  8. Lynn Dale Mooring

    Mrs Brown was a sweetheart Lots of love to yall

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