Gladys Brownlee

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Gladys Brownlee

Gladys Brownlee, 92, passed away Sunday, June 7, 2020 in Commerce. She was a former resident of Pickton, Texas.

She was born June 7, 1927 in Lamar County, the daughter of James and Otis Phillips Boyer. She graduated from Blossom High School and was a member of Pickton Tabernacle Baptist Church. 

She was married to Alvie Brownlee on Dec. 7, 1946, and three boys were born from that union. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Alvie Brownlee; parents; sons, Larry Brownlee and Ricky Brownlee; grandsons Derrick and Benjamin; brothers, Clyde Boyer and Glenn Boyer; and sisters, Bonnie Bryan and Dovie Joyce Garrett.

Mrs. Brownlee is survived by son, Ronnie Brownlee and wife Shelia of Pasadena, Texas.; grandsons, Neil, Shane, Josh and Christopher; three great-grandsons and three great-granddaughters; sister, Darlene McCollum of Sulphur Springs; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Graveside services will be conducted at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2020 in the East Post Oak Cemetery with Rev. Gary Sprigg officiating. Family will receive friends 2-3 p.m. Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the Fry-Gibbs Funeral Home where online condolences may be sent by visiting