Funeral services for Patricia O'banion Brown of Leesville were held Saturday, Nov.29, 2008 at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Hixson Funeral Home of Leesville with Rev. Danny Slaydon officiating. Burial followed in the Cooper Cemetery in Pickering under the direction of Hixson Leesville.

Visitation began on Friday at 3 p.m. and lasted until 10 p.m. in the funeral home, and then again on Saturday, at 8 a.m. until service time.

Patricia had lived in the Leesville area for most of her life where she was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. She was a homemaker.

She is survived by her husband of 37 years: James Brown of Leesville; two sons: Michael Shawn Brown of Baton Rouge and Joshua Adam Brown of Leesville; three daughters: Rayna Nicole O'banion of Brookland, Texas, Tyiree Lynn Brown of Leesville and Maranda Sharon Stroddard of Eunice; two brothers: Ronald O'banion of Lake Charles and Charles O'banion of Lake Charles; three sisters: Linda Shows of Glenmora, Brenda Mueller of Winnie, Texas and Deborah Jarman of Meniffee, Calif.; nine grandchildren: Phoebe, Triston, Isabella, Seth, Branden, Michael, Zoe, Sean and Gabriel.

She was preceded in death by one grandchild: Michaela Brown and her parents Clayton and Margie O'banion.