Services will be at 3:30 p.m. on Wednesday, in Llano Garden Mausoleum. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Dorothy was born February 25, 1933 in Hamlin, Texas. She married Charles L. Brown and together they raised three children in Dumas, Texas where they lived until retiring and moved to Amarillo.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Charles L. Brown on June 23, 2009; her sisters, Carolyn Brunson in November 2015 and Frances Holder; father, Samuel Brunson in 1957; and her mother, Bessie Brunson in 1997.
She is survived by a sister, Niavalene Blythe and husband David of Connecticut; a brother, G. C. (Buddy) Brunson; two daughters, Deborah Smith and Sharon Flippo and husband Danny, all of Amarillo; a son, Steve Brown and wife Colleen of Ft. Myers, Florida; seven grandchildren, Cody Smith, Kelly Smith, Nikki Cantu and husband Scott, Dustin Flippo and wife Ashley, Austin and Brandon Brown, all of Amarillo; Devin Flippo and wife Jalee of Spring, Texas; Julie Nelson and husband Matt, Daniella Nolan and husband Paul, Justin Brown and wife Stephanie, all of Florida; eight great-grandchildren, Ashton, Hunter, Audriana, AnnaLisa, Elliette, Chloe, Riley and Collin.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home and suggests in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1400 Wallace Blvd., Amarillo, TX 79106.