Ella Nora Browning

December 24, 1922 - September 11, 2009

Mrs. Ella Nora (Howard) Browning, age 86 of San Antonio, Texas passed away September 11, 2009 in San Antonio. She was born December 24, 1922 in Bloomdale, Texas to A.G.and Bonnie Lee Howard. On August 4, 1940 she married Williet T. Browning in McKinney, Texas. She held a clerical position in the Electronics Industry at T.I for 26 years. Mrs. Browning was a member of Rhea’s Mill Baptist Church. She was also a member of the Eastern Star and Fidelis Inter Se Club, sang in the choir, taught Sunday School, loved bowling and playing cards. She is survived by; sons, Dr. Ron Browning and wife Peggy of Celina, Texas, John M. Browning and wife Jackie of San Antonio, Texas; daughters, Barbara Lowry and husband John of San Antonio, Texas, Emma McGill and husband Roy of Celina, Texas; ten grandchildren; eighteen great grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; brothers, Grady Carroll Howard and wife Joan of Aubrey, Texas, George Ward Howard and wife Ruth of Warsaw, Missouri and numerous nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband, parents, and two sisters Geneva Howard and Louise Wheeler. The family will receive friends at a Visitation Monday, September 14, 2009 from 7:00-9:00 PM at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel in Celina. A Funeral Service will be held Tuesday, September 15, 2009 at 3:00 PM at Rhea’s Mill Baptist in Prosper, Texas with Pastors Ron Hathcoat, John Lowry and Preston Harrison officiating. Interment will follow at Old Celina Cemetery.

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Sorry I was out of town last week and missed seeing all the family. Mrs. Browning truly was a sweet person and a wonderful mother. Keith Scott, September 22, 2009 Ron & Peggy Just read about your mom online. Sorry about your loss. We all know how hard it is to give up our parents. We are all thinking of you. Joe & Sylvia Elaine John & Pam Sylvia Arnold Wishard, September 18, 2009 I am so glad I had the opportunity to get to know Ella better when she stayed with Oleta Phillips. Ella was great to Oleta and all of us. My prayers are with all the family. I know losing a strong mother like Ella is very hard. Karol (Grumbles) Omlor, September 16, 2009 Barbara & John, my thoughts and prayers will be with ya'll Michelle Evans, September 16, 2009 So many special memories of Ella Nora...singing joyfully in church, getting to church early to make the coffee on Sunday mornings, ringing the church bell, delicious pies and especially such a wonderful friend to my mother. She was so faithful to take mama to church after Daddy passed away. I extend my sincere sympathy and love to all the family. Lynda G Vest-Humbarger, September 15, 2009 The newspaper gave the wrong date for the family time and funeral so I missed being with you. I truly wish I could have attended on Monday evening, and I had a staff meeting that prevented me from attending today. My love to you and appreciation for your mother. Delbert Wayne Vest, September 15, 2009 I will always remember sitting in Chapter with Ella. She was such a special lady. I know that her pies will be sorely missed. May God comfort you and give you strength. Diana Mayo, September 14, 2009 I have wonderful fond memories of Ella Nora and all of your family growing up in Celina. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Love, Diane Diane Parish Tolleson, September 14, 2009 Ron and Barbara so sorry to hear about your Mom. We must realize at times like these she is in a much better place. How sonderful it is to know there is a better place! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time. Sincerely. Travis and Bobbie Travis and Bobbie Mills, September 14, 2009 We were so sorry to hear about Ella Nora at church yesterday. Sorry we won't be able to attend the service but we will be remembering you. Johnny and Lynda Hollandsworth, September 14, 2009