DALLAS Bessie Lorene Brown, 87, formerly of Pine Bluff, passed away January 19, 2012. She was born November 14, 1924, daughter of the late Robert Lee Murdock and Bertha Adell Gray.

DALLAS Bessie Lorene Brown, 87, formerly of Pine Bluff, passed away January 19, 2012. She was born November 14, 1924, daughter of the late Robert Lee Murdock and Bertha Adell Gray.

Preceded in death by husband, Audrey Brown of 53 years; son Vernon Brown and grandson, Randy Vermillion.

Survived by son, Michael Brown; three daughters, Juanita (Curtis) Vermillion, Janice (Benny) Darland, Deborah (Donald) Luska; ten grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Lorene retired from Kmart. She loved to crochet, fish, embroidery and most of all, spending time with her family.

Visitation was held 6-8 p.m., Sunday, January 22, 2012, at Troy Suggs Funeral Home in Dallas, Texas. Funeral services were at 1 p.m., Monday, January 23, 2012 with Bill Bright officiating at the funeral home.

Interment at Grove Hill Memorial Park, Dallas, Texas.

Eulogy was read by David Murdock.