COLBERT - Lillie Ruth Strickland Browning, 88, died Sunday, July 1, 2012.
A native of Madison County, she was the daughter of the late Clarence Milton and Eliese Conwell Strickland. She was a homemaker and a member of Moon's Grove Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Millard Browning; a brother, William Troy Strickland; and a daughter, Patricia Ann Browning Parham.
Survivors include five sons and spouses and one daughter, Clarence Millard (Sonny) and Harriette Browning, Watkinsville, Vernon Alton and Clara Browning, Danielsville, James Darrell and Lorrie Browning, Satsuma, Ala., Robert Anthony and Susan Browning, Colbert, Deborah Joyce Browning, Colbert, and Lawrence Edward Browning and Brenda Thomas, Maysville; 15 grandchildren; 28 great-grandchildren; a brother and sister-in-law, Joe Paul and Peggy Strickland; a sister, Florence Archer Williams; and several nieces and nephews.
Services will be held Thursday, July 5 at 11 a.m. at Moon's Grove Baptist Church. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Tuesday, July 3, at Lord and Stephens in Danielsville from 6 to 8 p.m. The Revs. Dan Fuller, Tom Dial and Wayne Browning will officiate. Pallbearers will be Ricky Strickland, Denver Strickland, Arnal Strickland, Quentin Browning, Michael Browning and Dwight Kinney. Honorary pallbearer will be Tommy Archer.
The family would like to express their appreciation to Susan Browning, Peggy Strickland and United Hospice for their loving care and concern during Mrs. Browning's illness.
Lord and Stephens, Danielsville, is in charge of arrangements.