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Theora Elizabeth Bean Brown
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Birth: Nov. 2, 1918
Death: Jan. 12, 2003

Daughter of John Ilia Bean and Soleta Elizabeth "Letie" Walling Bean.
She was born in Grapeland, Houston County, Texas.
She married Travis E. Brown.
Lived in Grapeland all her life.

(Palestine herald Press Jan 13, 2003)


Services for Theora Brown, 84, of Grapeland, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at First Baptist Church in Grapeland with the Revs. David Bradley and Kenneth Mobley officiating. Burial will follow in Parker Cemetery under the direction of Bailey & Foster, Grapeland.
Mrs. Brown died Sunday afternoon at Palestine Regional Medical Center. She was born Nov. 2, 1918 in Grapeland to John Ilai and Soleta Elizabeth Walling Bean.
Mrs. Brown was a homemaker and worked for Bob McDougal Sewing Machine Co. in Houston until 1974 when she returned to Grapeland.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Grapeland and the Naomi Sunday School Class.
Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband, Travis Brown in 1988; four sisters, Beatrice Willis Steadman, Evelyn Ausy McDougal Pritchett, Melba Musick and Ineta Bean.
She is survived by a daughter Theresa Larsen of Grapeland; son, Ralph E. Brown of Houston; and six grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be Lynn Bean, Robert Bean, Joe Musick, Larry Musick, Marion Willis and Doug Welch.

Condolences calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

She died Jan 12, 2003.

Family links: 
  John "Ilai" Bean (1878 - 1962)
  Soleta Elizabeth Walling Bean (1882 - 1980)
  Travis E. Brown (1916 - 1988)
  Cealy "Beatrice" Bean Willis (1901 - 1986)*
  Ausy Evelyn Bean Pritchett (1907 - 1999)*
  Ivy Weldon Bean (1911 - 1971)*
  Elbert Pruitt Bean (1913 - 1967)*
  Melba Loy Bean Musick (1916 - 1986)*
  Theora Elizabeth Bean Brown (1918 - 2003)
  Baby Ineta Bean (1921 - 1921)*
*Calculated relationship
Note: Information submitted by the Houston County Historical Commission, Crockett, TX
Parker Cemetery
Houston County
Texas, USA
Maintained by: Paul Gunnels
Originally Created by: Petty & Pickens
Record added: Apr 16, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 51178576
Theora Elizabeth <i>Bean</i> Brown
Added by: Tom Streetman
Theora Elizabeth <i>Bean</i> Brown
Added by: Tom Streetman
Theora Elizabeth <i>Bean</i> Brown
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- Cynthia Rainoshek Kennedy
 Added: Feb. 10, 2017
I met Theora after Aunt Lete, her mothers death. She was my first cousin once removed. I liked her very much.
- Nancy Franklin-Walling Bundrick
 Added: Dec. 8, 2010

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