LYONS — Carolyn Sue Brown, 68, died July 21 in Great Bend. Born June 1, 1944 in Shidler, Okla. she was the daughter of Homer Walter and Clara (Clapp) Spencer. On June 23, 1961 she married Dearl D. Brown in Lyons. He died on Feb. 11, 2009. A resident of Great Bend for the last five years, formerly of Lyons, she was employed in retail management and was an Army wife.
Mrs. Brown was a member of the First Christian Church.
Survivors include two daughters, Annette Pangburn (Craig) of Great Bend and Sandra Brown of Lyons; five grandchildren, Christle Estabrook of Hutchinson, Angela Katley of Lyons, Brandon Pangburn and Clinton Pangburn, both of Great Bend, and Shantel Pangburn of Lenexa; and eight great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Dearl Glen Brown; and one brother, Homer Junior Spencer. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at the First Christian Church in Lyons with the Rev. Ron DeVore and the Rev. Bill Johnson officiating. Burial will be at the Lyons Municipal Cemetery. Friends may visit from 2 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, with family present from 5 to 7 p.m., at the funeral home. Memorials are suggested to Hospice Care of Kansas in care of the funeral home.
Funeral arrangements provided by
Birzer Funeral Homes*
214 West Ave. South
P.O. Box 89
Lyons, Ks. 67554
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, July 24, 2012