OBITUARY

Helen Frances Browning

March 12, 1941June 12, 2018
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Helen Frances D’Benedetto Browning passed away June 12, 2018 in Boerne, TX after a courageous fight with cancer. Born March 12, 1941 to Nicholas Anthony and Elise Bourgeois D’Benedetto. Helen was a native of Baton Rouge and graduate of Baton Rouge High. She was a long-time resident of Denham Springs and also a long-time resident of Etta, MS, where she was a member of Philadelphia Baptist Church. Most recently she resided in Boerne, TX to be close to two of her sons. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband of 50 years Joseph M. Browning, Jr., her daughter Elizabeth “Beth” Browning and her brother Gary F. D’Benedetto. She is survived by her sons Michael (Beverly) Browning, Scott (Lori) Browning and Sean Browning; grandchildren Helen Elise “Lisi” Browning, Mary Clair Browning, Brock Browning, John Robert Sherman, Sara Grace Sherman, Cameron Branch Browning, Brandon Davis, and Brittany Browning; great-grandchildren Elizabeth “Beth” Carson and Leon Brackett. She is also survived by her brother Carl (Kerry Kirby) D’Benedetto and her sister Donna D’Benedetto (Tom) Boudreaux as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Helen, a long-time LSU fan, loved flower arranging, singing in the Philadelphia Baptist Church choir, and her daily soap opera “stories”. The family would like to thank the Rainbow Senior Center at Kronkosky Place of Boerne, All County Home Care and Hospice of Boerne and the staff of Care Choice Nursing Home in Boerne, as well as Bobby Irvin, Pastor of Philadelphia Baptist Church, and his congregation for the care and support given to Helen these past few years. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations be made to Philadelphia Baptist Church, 456 County Road 255 Etta, Mississippi 38627 or the American Cancer Society. A visitation will be held 5 PM – 8 PM on June 19 and 9 AM on June 20 at the Greenoaks Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held in the Greenoaks Funeral Chapel at 10 AM on June 20 with interment immediately following at Greenoaks Memorial Park.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, June 19, 2018
  • Visitation Wednesday, June 20, 2018
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, June 20, 2018
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Mary Sue Whitelaw

June 19, 2018

I am so happy to have connected with Helen over the last two years. I remember so many of the photographs from years past. Thank you for the wonderful walk down memory lane with a dear cousin. Sending love to all of the family in the loss of a beloved mother, grandmother and sister.

Blessings to all.

Mary Sue

Marianne & Henry and Madalyn Hebert / Montegudo

June 18, 2018

We wish to express our condolences to the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time of sorrow. We know that she is in a better place and is at peace.

Love,
Henry, Marianne & Madalyn

Scott and Lori Browning

June 15, 2018

Scott and Lori Browning

June 15, 2018

Brittany, Scott and Lori.

Scott and Lori Browning

June 15, 2018

Scott and Lori Browning

June 15, 2018

Scott and Lori Browning

June 15, 2018

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