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Alta Mae "Doodle" Hodge Brownfield-Erwin
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Birth: May 28, 1914
Death: Oct. 10, 1937
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA

Daughter of Frances Lillie Mae Hodge, (my grandmother)

Raised by her mother and step-father, Frances Lillie Mae Hodge Thomas and Labin Gilbert Thomas.

Half-sister to Virgil Crittington Thomas, Newton Hubert Thomas, Albert Stanley Thomas (my Daddy),
Muriel Thomas Wright,
and Oletha Thomas Wilson-Murphy.

Mother of Wanda Mae Brownfield and Elmer Edward Brownfield.

Grandmother to Marc Alan Young, Pamela Kay Young, Rhonda Brownfield Klein and Karen Kay Brownfield Keith.

After her first husband, Joe Brownfield drown in the Red River, Alta Mae married Frank "Buck" Erwin. Alta Mae was injured in an auto accident. She developed gangrene in her leg which had to be amputated. However, the medical care was not enough and she passed away October 10, 1937 In Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, leaving her two young children (Wanda & Edward) for my grandparents to rise. Buck Erwin graciously returned the children to my grandparents.)


Mrs. Buck Irving

Dies From Injures Received in Car Wreck
The Boswell News October 15, 1937
transcribed by Ron Henson

Mrs. Buck Irving of Telephone, Texas, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Thomas of Crowder Springs, passed away Monday as a result of a car wreck near Tishomingo last Thursday. Interment was made in Crowder Springs cemetery Tuesday.
Mrs. Irving attended high school here and will be remembered as Miss Alta May.

Family links: 
  Frances Lillie Mae Hodge Thomas (1891 - 1978)
  Joe Oliver Brownfield (1909 - 1936)
  Buck Edward Erwin (1918 - 1959)
  Elmer Edward Brownfield (1935 - 2014)*
  Alta Mae Hodge Brownfield-Erwin (1914 - 1937)
  Virgil Crittington Thomas (1917 - 1983)*
  Newton Hubert Thomas (1920 - 1995)*
  Muriel Vada Thomas Wright (1922 - 2011)*
  Oleatha Geneva Thomas Wilson-Murphy (1927 - 2006)*
  Albert Standley Thomas (1930 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Alta Mae Brownfield Erwin
Crowder Springs Cemetery
Choctaw County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Carolyn Thomas Sorensen
Record added: Aug 07, 2007
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Alta Mae Doodle <i>Hodge</i> Brownfield-Erwin
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Happy 100th Birthday Aunt Doodle! Wish I could have known you.
- Carolyn Thomas Sorensen
 Added: May. 28, 2014

- Scott Braddy
 Added: Sep. 6, 2009

- Neil B (John 3:16)
 Added: Apr. 3, 2009
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