GAIL COLVIN BROWN, 83, passed away peacefully Feb. 27,
2023, with burial at King Cemetery.
Gail was born Oct. 20, 1939 to Warren & Jodie Colvin in
Aley, TX. She was the second to youngest of 12 children
who have all preceded her in death.
Gail married the late Cecil Brown in 1960 and two boys
were born of this union, Jeff and Marty. She and Cecil
worked and raised their two boys in Mesquite, TX. After
raising her two boys, Gail spent time with her grandson
Jeromie and granddaughter Chelsie. Gail worked eighteen
years at AT&T then shortly after her retirement when
her husband's health failed, she moved them "back to
her roots" in Kemp, TX. Here she lovingly and loyally
cared for him until his death.
It is in Kemp that she spent the remainder of her life
near family and friends. Gail quickly became reacquainted
with old friends, in addition to making new ones. One
could often find her out at local restaurants enjoying
an evening meal with friends. Gail also loved sports of
all types especially football and Nascar. She had an
uncanny ability at picking winners, especially in college
Gail was preceded in death by her husband Cecil Brown,
her parents Warren and Jodie Colvin, brothers & sisters
Leslie Colvin, Ansel Colvin, Dwain Colvin, Harold Colvin,
Richard Colvin, Freddie Colvin, Helen Powell, Doris
McMillian, Billie Joe Thornton, Nelda Hendrix, and
Gail leaves to cherish her memory son Jeff Brown & wife
Sharon, son Marty Brown and Debbie, grandson Jeromie
Brown and wife Wendi, and granddaughter Chelsie Odle-
Manley, her husband Justin & Gail's great-granddaughter
In addition, she is lovingly remembered by her nephews
and nieces of several generations along with other
family and friends.