Doris L. Browning (86) of Neoga


Published on February 12 2014 9:21 am

Doris Louise Browning, 86, of Neoga, Illinois, formerly of Mattoon, Illinois, passed away at 1:10 A.M. Wednesday, February 12, 2014, in the Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Coles County, Illinois.
Graveside services will be Monday at 11:00 in the Beals Cemetery of Trilla with Rev. Debbie Reese of Toledo officiating.  Burial will be in the Beals Cemetery.  Swengel-O'Dell Funeral Home in Neoga is in charge of arrangements.
Doris was born June  12, 1927, in Mattoon, Illinois, the daughter of Thomas and Effie (Hornbeck) Dobbs. She married Vernon J. Browning on November 29, 1947 in Charleston, IL and he passed away July  28, 2001.  Doris was a retired employee of the U. S. Grant Motel of Mattoon.
She leaves two sons, Billy Browning and wife Shirley of Etna, IL and Bobby Browning and wife Brenda of Mattoon, IL; four brothers, Bob Dobbs  and  Jimmy Dobbs both of Mattoon, IL,  Earl Dobbs and wife Cindy of Mattoon, IL and Roger Dobbs and wife Pat of Charleston, IL; one sister, Esther Ptomey of Mattoon, IL; five grandchildren, Angie Haarman and husband Chad of Neoga, IL, Michelle Gill and husband Kyle  Mattoon, IL, Matt Browning and wife Carrie of Toledo, IL, Kim Browning of Windsor, IL  and Adam Browning a wife Sandy of Camargo, IL; nine great Grandchildren.
Mrs. Browning was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Vernon, one daughter Shirley; seven brothers, Don, George, Chester, Kenny, Frank, Gene and Marion Dobbs; one sister Betty Dobbs and one great grandson, Emmit James Haarman.
Memorials may be made to the Heartland Christian Village Auxiliary of Neoga, or to the donors choice. 
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