Services: Have been held.
Ruth Brownd, 87, of Phoenix, died Friday, June 4, 2004, in Phoenix.
She was born on June 30, 1916, in Gainesville, Texas, to Luther Thomas and Maude Ann Webster Mackey.
She was a graduate of New Deal (Texas) High School. She married Rance Verna Brownd on April 21, 1935, in Plainview, Texas. She moved to Phoenix in July of 2001. She had lived in Friona since 1976. She was a member of the Friona United Methodist Church and was active in United Methodist Women.
She was preceded in death by her husband; a son, Jerry Brownd; a brother, William T. Mackey; a sister, Gladys Mackey Fitts; and a grandson, Steven Wade Maddox.
Survivors include a daughter, Wanda Brownd of Phoenix; a sister, Ruby Reed of Lubbock; a brother, Howard Mackey of Gainesville, Texas; three grandchildren, Jana Barnett, Sherry Whitten and Kari Dietz; seven great-grandchildren, Beau, Breann, Briar and Brenner Barnett, Megan and Coby Whitten and Kiana Dietz.
The Rev. Steve Patterson will officiate the services.
Burial will be at Friona Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to a favorite charity.
Arrangements are by Blackwell Funeral Home of Friona.