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Lottie “Sybil” Brown, 1941 — 2012

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Lottie "Sybil" Brown

Died July 19, 2012

Lottie “Sybil” Brown

1941 — 2012

Lottie Sybil Brown of Stallion Springs went to her final resting place on July 19. Sybil passed peacefully in her home with her husband by her side. She was 71 years old.  

Mrs. Brown was born in Isle Brevelle, La. She was the youngest of seven children. Sybil attended St. James School in Alexander, La., graduating in 1959. She continued her education by attending The Clark School of Business in Topeka, Kan. Shortly after graduating from Clark, she moved to California and attended West Los Angeles College for a semester.

Working as a secretary for UCLA and Pepperdine University, she was always looking for ways to better herself. She became a Sales Director for Mary Kay Cosmetics, as well as selling Fuller Brush products for more than 20 years.  

In 2000, Sybil eventually retired as a secretary from AAA Auto Club. She couldn’t just stop and do nothing, so she took on being a caregiver for seniors; she loved to help people.

Lottie Sybil Brown lived in Stallion Springs for three years. She and her husband had purchased the land in 1971.  

Her favorite pastimes were socializing with her family, dancing, and dining out. Her makeup and dress had to be immaculate before leaving home. She loved all kinds of music, and Zydeco was her favorite.

On June 19, 1971, Lottie met and married Lewis Brown of Los Angeles. Lewis and Sybil raised two beautiful children, Cassandra Gautier and Randall R. Brown.

Survivors include her husband, Lewis Brown; her daughter, Cassandra Gautier; her son, Randall Rene Brown; five grandsons, Antoine and Chase Gautier; Darren, Randy Devon, and Sean Brown; one great-grandson, Djoser Brown; one sister, Shirley Compton Spicer; and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Clarence and Sybil Compton; her stepfather, George Lewis; her sisters, Eloise Jones Sarpy, Lois Jones Conant, and Audrey Mae Jones Touchard; brothers, Lewis Emory Jones Jr., Clarence and Laundry Compton.

A memorial service was held at Stallion Springs Community Church at 9:30 a.m. on Friday, July 27, followed by a burial at Bakersfield National Cemetery in Arvin at 12:30 p.m.

Arrangements were completed by Wood Family Funeral Service, Inc.

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