On December 12, 2010, Jeane Audrey Hoffmann Brown, 85, passed peacefully after a long battle with cancer.
She was born at home, to Robert Lee Hoffmann and Hannah Taplin Hoffmann, on November 29, 1925 in Galveston. As a young girl she was trained as a classical vocalist by Galveston’s Dorothy Dow. She later enjoyed performing in several community theater productions in Galveston and as an adult, directed several church choirs in Galveston and Houston. In October of 1948 she married Gardner Harrell Brown Jr. of Galveston and soon moved to Houston. For the past 63 years she has been a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority.
She was preceded in death by her husband, G. Harrell Brown¸ Jr., parents Robert and Hannah Hoffmann, brother Robert Lee Hoffmann, Jr., and sister Lillian Hoffmann.
She is survived by her children: Gardner H. “Trey” Brown III (Connie) of League City, Jeane Ann Isbell (Ervin) of Santa Fe, Margaret Ruth Jeffers (Donald) of Sugarland, Gregory Robert Brown of Houston, and Adrienne Elizabeth Brown of Galveston. She is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren, nieces Geri Johnson (Joe) and Helen Jeane Golden (Mack) and many near and dear friends.
Jeane’s family will receive visitors from 5:00 until 7:00 pm, Wednesday, December 15th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be 10:00 am, Thursday, December 16th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Tammy Sharp officiating. Burial will follow the service at Galveston Memorial Park in Hitchcock.
Pallbearers will be Michael Isbell, David Isbell, Scott Isbell, Zach Brown, Mike Hamlin, and Dow Solari.
We would like to thank everyone at Libbie’s Place and The Hospice Care Team for the wonderful care and support they gave our mother over the past two years.
In lieu of flowers please make donations to The Hospice Care Team, 1708 Amburn, Suite C, Texas City, TX, 77591, or Libbie’s Place 2803 53rd Street, Galveston, TX 77551.