Roxie Brown

October 31, 1947 ~ January 3, 2020 (age 72)


Roxie Ann Brown was born October 31, 1947 in Alliance, Nebraska to Reid Earl McCoy and Margaret Elizabeth (Walts) McCoy. She passed away January 3, 2020 at her home in Rushville, Nebraska.

Roxie married LaVern Roy Brown at the Presbyterian Church in Rushville, Nebraska on June 12, 1965 and spent 54 wonderful years together and they raised three girls, Bonnie, Mary and Brenda. She had four grandchildren that were her pride and joy, Michael and Steven Hamm and Allison and Katelyn Hamre.

She was a registered nurse and worked at the Pine Ridge Hospital for 22 years and after retiring for a short time she returned to work at the Rushville Nursing Home for 4 years before retiring a final time. She enjoyed making cards, visiting her children and grandchildren, as well as traveling with her husband Vern.

Roxie was preceded in death by her father Reid, her mother Margaret and her brother Steve.

She is survived by her husband Vern, her three girls Bonnie (Niles) Yerdon of Westminster, CO, Mary (Allen) Hamm of Broomfield, CO and Brenda (Tom) Hamre of Kennard, NE, her brother Randy (Holly) McCoy of North Platte, NE, sister Sheila (Mike) Turner of Aurora, CO and grandchildren Michael, Steven, Allison and Katelyn.

The family suggests memorials to the American Heart Association or the Diabetes Foundation and donations may be sent in care of Chamberlain-Pier Funeral Home, PO Box 366, Gordon, NE 69343.

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