Ms. Brown was born on Feb. 3, 1937, in Beeville to Richard and Lillie Ann (Gaskin) Moore. She enjoyed fishing, gardening and cooking.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Terrell D. Jefferson; brother, James Otis Brazil; and sisters, Annie Mae Sims and Claudia Hodge.
Survivors include two daughters, Connie Jefferson and Donna Brown of Beeville; six sons, John Jefferson of San Antonio, Joe Jefferson and Ken Jefferson, both of Beeville, Steve Jefferson of Refugio, Willie Brown of Three Rivers and Ringo Deleon of Corpus Christi; 13 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation was held Friday, May 30, from 2 to 7 p.m. at Treviño Funeral Home.
The funeral service was conducted Saturday, May 31, at 11 a.m. at Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church with Rev. Eric R. Tarver officiating. Interment followed at Saint Rose Cemetery.
Pallbearers were Jesse Robinson, Odale McCoy, Leonard Robinson, Stefan Bell, Todd Bell and Jerry Armstrong.
Treviño Funeral Home