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January 16, 1929 - September 11, 2019
HOMER, LA: Funeral services will be held for Mrs. Claire Baird Brown, 90, at First Baptist Church of Homer, LA, on Friday, September 13, 2019, at 10:00 A.M., with Rev. Brian Thurman and Rev. Jeff Tinsley, officiating. Interment will be at Arlington Cemetery in Homer, LA. The family will receive friends at the church from 9-10 A.M., prior to the service.
Mrs. Brown was born January 16, 1929, in Homer to Sam L. and Inez Torbet Baird. She entered into rest on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, in Haynesville, LA. Mrs. Brown graduated from LA Tech with a Bachelor’s Degree in Home Economics and was a member of Phi Mu Sorority. She taught kindergarten for many years. Mrs. Brown was a member of First Baptist Church of Homer where she taught Sunday School from four and five year olds to senior adult. She proudly displayed her ”Cradle Roll” certificate. Her favorite pastime was reading and studying her Bible. Mrs. Brown was instrumental in orchestrating the National Day of Prayer in Homer.
Mrs. Brown cherished time spent with her family and friends at their farm and the lake lot which were the site of many fish fries, hay rides, and holiday dinners. Work days at the farm were some of her happiest memories. As a Proverbs 31 woman, she was an excellent steward of all God had entrusted to her.
Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her parents and brother, James H. “Stack” Baird.
She is survived by her loving husband of 65 years, Duane Brown; two sons, Pat Brown and wife Vicki of Benton, LA, and David Brown of Cypress, TX; a daughter, Paula Toney and husband Kent of Haynesville, LA; eight grandchildren, Derek Toney and wife Cheryl, Ryan Brown and wife Shannon, Matt Brown, Reid Brown and wife Lindsey, Mindy Edwards and husband Jasper, John Brown and wife Tania, Catee Brown, and Ross Brown and wife Jade; twelve great-grandchildren, Calvin, Miller, Madden, Deacon, Caelyn, Miles, Adleigh, Rowan, Emery, Cameron, Luke, and Cameron; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Pallbearers will be Derek Toney, Ryan Brown, Matt Brown, Reid Brown, John Brown, and Ross Brown.
In lieu of flowers honoring Mrs. Brown, her family suggests memorials be made to First Baptist Church of Homer.
Rose-Neath Funeral Home
Homer Chapel (318) 927-6110