Carol Jean (Archer) Browne

Carol Jean Browne

Carol Jean (Archer) Browne of Annapolis passed away on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. She was 73.

Carol was born on Nov 26, 1943, to parents Glenn Archer and Otillia (Hofmann) Archer at St Louis.  

She attended School at St Boniface St. Louis and Cleveland High School.  

She was united in marriage to Bobbie J. Browne, Sr., on Oct. 24, 1963, and to this union five children were born.  

She was a homemaker and an awesome cook who loved to prepare for her family and countless friends fried fish, deer, turkey, squirrel, and blackberry cobbler. She was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother and great grandmother. 

Carol was a prayer warrior and a woman of great faith and who had an extraordinary love for her family and everyone she knew.  Carol attended First Assembly of God Church at Des Arc. 

In addition to her husband Carol is survived by three sons, Rev. Bobbie J. Browne, Jr. and wife Sharon of Potosi, Paul “Pete” Browne and wife Donna of Des Arc, Mark Browne and wife Mavis of Annapolis; and one daughter, Lori Westmoreland and husband Donald of Piedmont; nine grandchildren, Caleb Browne, Michaela Browne, Jordan “Jordie” Browne, Jennifer Browne, Betty Browne Comer, Wyatt Browne, Ben Browne, Katelyn Browne, Ashley Westmoreland; three great-grandchildren, Easton, Kinsley and Raiden Comer; two brothers, Francis Archer of St Louis, Tom Archer and wife Linda of St Louis; two sisters, Mary Joan Sanders of Live Oak, FL, and Rita Colberg of Mounds View, MN. 

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by an infant son, Keith Anthony Browne; two brothers, Glenn Archer, and Raymond Archer of St Louis; and one Sister, Pat Robb of Barstow, CA.  

Carol will be greatly, greatly missed by her family and all her knew her.

Visitation was held on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017, from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Ruegg Funeral Home, Piedmont. 

Funeral services were held on Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017, at 11 a.m., at Des Arc First Assembly of God Church. Burial was at Meadows Cemetery in Annapolis.

Rev. Bobbie Browne Jr., Bro. Jerry Patterson, and Rev. Shane Whitacre ministered to the family.  

Ben Browne, Terry Moore, Russel Moore Jr., Jordan Browne, Hunter Griffin, Caleb Browne, Wyatt Browne, and Russell Browne served as pallbearers. 

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