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Mary Ruth Brown

Mary Brown

Mary Ruth Hill Brown, 95, died on Nov. 26, 2019, in Bowie.

Ruth was born on Jan. 3, 1924, in Quinlan to Lonnie & Martha Hoag Hill.

Ruth had a spark for life. She was an avid bowler in her younger years and loved to travel as well as going dancing.

She married Glen O. Brown on Mar. 11, 1945, in Superior, Mont.  He preceded her in death on Sept. 29, 1975.

She later married Herbert “Herb”  Emmons in July of 1994 in Las Vegas, Nev., he also preceded her death on Sept. 1, 2008.

Ruth was a homemaker until age 30 she became a realtor.  She was the top realtor in Ector County for many years.

She is survived by her daughter, Glenna Rindt of Nocona; grandchildren, William Chadwick Mayes and Stuart Brandon Mayes; great-grandchildren, Abigail Mayes, Chase Mayes, Gabriella Rannell Mayes, Wyatt Christian Mayes, Addy Casey and Trevor Pryor; and a great-great grandchild, Jaxton Mayes as well as many nieces and nephews.

Along with her husbands she was preceded in death by her parents, and sons, Rannell Eugene Brown in 2003 and Noel Maurice Brown in 1991.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, Nov. 30 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Jerry Woods Funeral Home Chapel in Nocona.

A funeral service will be held later that day at 2 p.m. also at Jerry Woods Chapel with Pastor Joe Caballaro officiating.

Interment will follow in Nocona Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be, Chad Mayes, Stuart Mayes, Wyatt C. Mayes, Chase B. Mayes, Jerry Hill and George Rocky Rutledge.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Dwayne Grant, Trevor Prior and David Hill.

Memorial donations may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls, any cancer research, or the Montague County Cowboy Church.


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