Ada Marie Brown

September 26, 1933January 21, 2019

Ada Marie Brown, 85, of Harrah, Oklahoma, has departed this world to be called home on Monday, January 21, 2019. Ada was born September 26, 1933, to Roger Guy McConnell and Dovie Joycie McConnell (Flippo) in Waldron, Arkansas.

Throughout her life, Ada was most proud of raising her five beautiful children with the love of her life, Charlie, before his passing in the year 2000. Beside her talent of being super-mom, you could find her playing bingo, working on jigsaw puzzles, winning in a game of poker, and playing board games. Ada’s ultimate passion was bowling; she spent many years playing in a league. However, among all of her hobbies, she it loved most when she got to spend time with her grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her father, Roger McConnell; mother, Dovie McConnell; her husband, Charlie Joe Brown of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and all five of her brothers and two of her sisters. Ada is survived by; daughter, JoAnn Abbott and husband Butch Abbott of Tuttle, Oklahoma; son, Russell Brown and wife Christina Brown of Huntington Beach, California; son, Jerry Brown of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; and daughter, Christine Stephens and husband Derrick Stephens of Midwest City, Oklahoma; sister, Thelma Davis and husband L.D. Davis of Omaha, Texas; sister, Casey Cameron of Largo, Florida; grandchildren, Tony Abbott and Stephanie Thompson, Freddy Brown, Carl Kitsmiller, Corey Kitsmiller, Sebastian Stephens, and Kendall Stephens; great grandchildren, Katie Brown, Haley Brown, Hunter Brown, Skylar Thompson, Carolyn Kitsmiller, and Elizabeth Kitsmiller.

A graveside service will be held in honor of Ada’s life on Monday, January 28, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Sunset Memorial Park, 2301 E. Indian Hills Rd, Norman, OK 73071.


  • Graveside Service Monday, January 28, 2019

Ada Marie Brown

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Junior Miller

January 24, 2019

All of you are in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time. Aunt Ada had a personality bigger than life and one of my favorite memories of her was her sheer enjoyment of attending the Wright City Rodeo and Carnival each July 4th. I believe she enjoyed both more than almost anyone I ever knew.

That was 50 to 60 years ago. Her sparkling personality continued much, much longer than the fireworks displays of those July 4 celebrations and will be remembered fondly.

Junior Miller