Reta Fay Brown, 72, of Weser, Texas passed away at her home on April 22, 2019 surrounded by her loved ones.
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Reta was born on May 23, 1946 in Weser, Texas to Oscar and Sophie (Seiler) Bruns. She was preceded in death by her mother and father and husband of 24 years, Gene Brown.
Reta is survived by her sisters, Vergie (Bruns) Bitterly & husband Louis, Deanna (Bruns) Wacker & husband Gary, and brother, Duane Bruns & wife Gay. She is also survived by her daughter, Michelle Schulze Foster, and sons, James L. Schulze, Jr. and wife Amy, Darrin Brown & wife Sue, and Cash Brown and wife Reina. Her grandchildren, Trey Warnock & wife Amanda, Kristen Foster, Ava Schulze, Sophie Schulze, and Dillon Brown & wife Risa and 2 great grandchildren, Caroline and Paul Warnock.
Reta was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Education was very important to her. She received her bachelor’s degree in teaching and spent the next 25 years pursuing her passion, educating children, and her true gift was for children with special needs. She retired from Goliad ISD and in her retirement enjoyed golfing, being a member of the Retired Teachers Association and Goliad Astron Club, served on the Goliad Library Board and was a proud member of the Kacklin’ Hens.
Reta was a devout Christian and a member of First United Methodist in Goliad. She had a heart for ministry and loved worshiping with the congregation. She was an active volunteer, serving on the finance committee and heading up many a bake sale.
Please join us to celebrate the life and legacy of Reta on May 4, 2019 at 11:00 AM at First United Methodist Church, 134 W Pearl St, Goliad, TX 77963. The service will be followed by a time of remembrance in the Fellowship Hall and a ceremonial sprinkling of her ashes at the Goliad Golf Club at 2 P.M.
In Lieu of flowers, donations can be made to First United Methodist Church in Goliad or the Goliad County Library, P.O. Box 1025, Goliad, Texas 77963.