Lura Catherine Brownell
September 19, 2019
Lura Catherine Brownell, 93 of Shawnee, Oklahoma, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in a local nursing home.
Funeral services were held Monday, Sep. 16, in the chapel of Walker Funeral Service. Burial followed in Hillside Cemetery in Purcell. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the church or organization of your choice.
Catherine was born Nov. 13, 1925, to Wesley Nathaniel and Ellen (Clutz) Mitchell.
She was active in the Pottawatomie County Election Board, the YMCA 3000+ Mile Club, and MOST Ladies of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.
Her family was the highlight of her life and she enjoyed cooking and making holidays, birthdays and other special occasions spectacular. She loved working in the yard, and visiting shut-ins from her church.
She is survived by her husband Jimmie; two daughters, Meg Brownell and Regina Foster and husband Jim; son Jimmie Wes Brownell and wife Sally; grandchildren Jeff Foster and wife Erin, John Brownell and wife Heather, and Katie Beth Keck and husband Jason; great-grandchildren Ryan, Sydney, and Elin, Kelsey and Braden, Cutter, Jase and Wilson; nieces Royia Bell and husband Larry, Janet Loeffler and Patricia Adamo; and nephew John Estep.