Charlsie Allison Brown
Charlsie Allison Brown, 91, of Marlin, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 11 in Round Rocka. Funeral Services was at 2 p.m. Feb. 16, at Adams Funeral Home in Marlin. Family received friends one hour before the service at 1 p.m. for visitation.
Charlsie was a member of the First Baptist Church in Marlin, where she served on various committees and sang in the choir for many years. For years Charlsie was the anonymous “Baptist Friend” to the widows of First Baptist Church giving inspirational gifts and notes to lift their spirts. She received a Master’s in Education from Baylor University and was a member of the Delta Kappa Gamma; Eastern Star; the Not-So-Great Book Club; and was involved in her local country club. She taught homemaking for years until she met and married Dr. James Brown on September 1966. Also serving as vice principle of Marlin Elementary and guidance counselor of Marlin High School as well as running her own travel agency, Allison’s Travels for many years. During this time she traveled around the world 7 times and introduced many friends to her love of “globetrotting”.
Charlsie Allison Brown was preceded in death by her parents, Gilbert and Jewel Allison; husband, Dr. James Mitchell Brown; brother, Paul Ray Allison; and sister, Clara Mayfield.
She leaves behind her daughter, Allison Bardin of Austin; stepsons, Dr. George Brown of Austin, Jim Brown of Arlington and Michael Brown of Austin; stepdaughter, Sally Murray of Missouri City; and granddaughters, Ashlee Bardin and Hayleigh Bardin.