Wanda Joy Brown, 89, of Dumas was called home on the morning of Tuesday, July 11, 2023.
Funeral Services are scheduled for 10 o’clock in the morning on Monday, July 17, 2023 at First
Baptist Church with Pastor Matt Price officiating. Interment will follow at Dumas Cemetery. The
family will receive friends on Sunday from 3 o’clock to 5 o’clock in the afternoon at the funeral
home. Arrangements are under the direction of Beeson ~ Morrison Funeral Directors.
Wanda was born on August 26, 1933 in Mangum OK to George and Cleta (Stafford) Wilson. She
moved to Dumas as a teen and was a proud graduate of Dumas High School in 1952, the first
class to graduate from the new high school. She worked as a telephone operator for Southwestern
Bell before becoming a mother. After the girls started school, she helped her husband run his
business, and when he retired, she became a rural mail carrier and later worked as a bookkeeper
for the Dumas Inn. Wanda loved the outdoors, fishing, the mountains of Colorado, and she was
an avid and talented bowler. Her grandchildren were her greatest joy. She was their biggest
supporter and fan, cheering for every team they played on and attending every band concert,
choir concert, and theater production they were in. She was a proud, long-time member of the
First Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband Jack Brown, she was preceded in death by her parents; sister: Ruth
Wanda is survived by her daughters: Debbie Sullivan and husband Randy of Liberty, TX and
Jackie Street of Dumas, TX; grandchildren: Jake Sullivan of Liberty, TX, Col. Joshua Sullivan
and wife Heather of San Jose, CA, Mariah Neumeyer and husband Josh of San Antonio, TX, and
Kaleb Street of Dumas, TX; 7 great-grandchildren; brother: Gary Wilson and wife Joy of Dumas,
TX; brother-in-law: Donnie Brown and wife Bobbie of Dumas, TX; sister-in-law: Joy Nichols
and husband Wimpy of Amarillo, TX.
The family suggests, with gratitude, memorials be made to First Baptist Church, 420 S Bliss,
Dumas, TX 79029.