Mateel Brown


Mateel Brown, 94, of Amarillo, died Saturday, December 11, 2021.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m.  Friday, December 17, 2021, in Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Mateel was born September 14, 1927, in Amarillo, Texas to Myrl and Manoah O’Dell. She married Millard Leon Brown on August 24, 1947, in Amarillo.  He preceded her in death on January 1, 2019.

She was a member of the Texas Extension Homemakers Association. and was a precinct judge for many years. Mateel was superintendent at the Senior Culinary Department of the Amarillo Tri-State Fair and was a year round volunteer at Evelyn Rivers Christmas Project for many years.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Ann Brohlin; a son, Kenneth Leon Brown and wife Joan; four grandchildren, Tambra Sanchez and husband Louis, Toby Brohlin and wife Tina, Kenneth Todd Brown and wife Sarena, and Christina Shipley and husband Jeff; thirteen great-grandchildren, Galie, Felicity, Mareya, Nathaniel, Kierce, Lennon Davi, Keegan, Ryan, Little Toby, Endymion, Jordyn, Dakota and Oaklee; and two great-great-grandchildren, Carson Teal and Beckham. And longtime caregiver Ms. Dee.

For guests attending the service, masks are recommended.

The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:00 p.m., Thursday, December 16, 2021, at the funeral home.

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4 Replies to “Mateel Brown”

  1. I loved getting to know and working with Mateel at the fairgrounds, she taught me a lot. Mateel will be greatly missed by everyone who meet her. She holds a special place in my heart. Love you

  2. Mateel, I was honored to have you as my friend. You and Millard were always giving of your time to others. You will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved you.

  3. Mateel was such a selfless individual. She served others and her community with a true servant’s joyful heart. Love the time that I was able to spend with Mateel and the life lesson’s she shared. What a leader! Some groups just aren’t the same without her.
    Love and miss you, Mateel!

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