Goldie Coweta Brown was born September 11, 1940 in Stilwell, Oklahoma to Earnest and Bertha (Hamilton) Kelley and passed from this life on September 5, 2019 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at the age of 78 years, 11 months and 24 days.
Goldie was a wonderful cook who worked at many places throughout Adair County including the 16 years she spent preparing meals for children at Maryetta School. She was baptized in 1964 at the Church of Christ in Collinsville, OK.
Goldie never met a stranger and enjoyed talking to everyone. She loved children more than anything and made each one feel special and important. She also enjoyed gospel music, working fill-in puzzles and was crazy about Chuck Norris and Conway Twitty.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Fred Brown Sr. who passed away in 1996, daughter Freda K. Brown, granddaughter Angela Brown, son-in-law Frank Hamor, brothers Wayne Kelley, John Henry Kelley, Artist Kelley and Kenneth Kelley, sisters Elsie Boster, Pearl Boster, Dorothy Moreland and Ruth Kelley and five infant siblings.
She leaves behind a loving family which includes her children, Fred Brown and wife Tammy, Danny Brown, Lydia Miller, Diane Hamor and Connie Brown, all of Stilwell; sister Geneva Poor of Stilwell; special relatives, Reba Wilson, Paula Miller, Deloris Koch and Justin Leatherwood. Numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives and many friends also survive her.