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Jean Browning

February 24, 1935 ~ June 30, 2021 (age 86)


Celebration of life service for Jean Browning will be held on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 2:00 pm  at the First Baptist Church  in Hugo, OK with Bro. Danny Mills officiating; burial will follow at the Mt. Olivet Cemetery in Hugo, OK. Jean went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, June 30, 2021, in Paris, Texas at the age of 86.

Jean Marie Browning was born February 24, 1935, to John and Edith (Wells) Wade in Los Angeles, CA. She was a longtime resident of Hugo, OK and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hugo, OK. Jean worked and retired from the United States Postal Service. She also worked for the Hugo Chamber of Commerce and the Kiamichi Railroad excursion train through the Chamber of Commerce. Jean loved flowers and was a member of the Hugo Garden Club. She was a longtime member of the Farm Bureau organization and did volunteer work at the Choctaw Memorial Hospital. 

Jean was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers: Paul Newman and Calvin Owens; one daughter Claudia Karnoski. 

Jean is survived by her husband, James Browning of the home; son Jeff Spivey and wife Ximena of Newhall, CA;  grandsons, Cole Spivey of Newhall, CA, Phillip Browning and wife Vickie of Bend, OR, Freddie Karnoski, Luke Karnoski and Travis Karnoski all of Gardena, CA.; granddaughter, Natalie Spivey of Newhall, CA, 

The family will receive friends on Monday, July 5, 2021 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey Funeral Home in Hugo, OK.

Family and friends are invited to sign the guest book or send private condolences to the family at 

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July 5, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
5 Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey
216 E Jackson
Hugo, OK

Celebration of Life
July 6, 2021

2:00 PM
5 Prater-Lampton-Mills & Coffey
216 E Jackson
Hugo, OK

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