Funeral services for Helen Fay Brewer, age 91, of Lake Brownwood, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8, at Rocky Creek Baptist Church, with Rick Justice officiating. Burial will follow at May Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from 6-8 p.m. Heartland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Ms. Brewer died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012.

Fay was born May 5, 1921, in Oakdale, La., to Mark and Dora Mae (Hensley) Newbury. She was raised in May, Texas. Fay worked in management for Mitchell’s Department Store in several locations throughout Texas. She retired to Lake Brownwood in the late 90s, and was a longtime faithful member of Rocky Creek Baptist Church. She was an avid sports fan and especially enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys play football.

Her family dearly loved Fay and she will be greatly missed.

Fay is survived by her sister, Aline Teague of Brownwood; and her daughters-in-law, Suzanne and Lisa Brewer; her grandchildren, Becky Williams, Sigrid Vale and Zachary Brewer; her great-grandchildren, Leah Parker, Bobby Brewer, Halden, Kayla, and Reagan Vale; and her great-great-grandson, Jayce Parker; nieces and nephews, Don Newbury of Burleson, Jolene Cook of Lake Brownwood, Dora Faye McKenna of Fort Worth, Fred Newbury of Dallas, Terry Sutton of Arizona, Jamie Sutton of Wisconsin, Lynn Partain of Shreveport, La., Arlene Padgett of Florida, Denise Mungo of N.C., Nick Newbury of Florida, and Jean Dodson of Louisiana, and Marie Aten of Arizona.

Fay was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Earnest L. Brewer; four brothers, Jack, Joyce, Harry, and Jimmy Newbury; two sisters, Mildred Sutton and Edwina Jones; and step-sons, Donald and Ronald Brewer.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be made to Rocky Creek Baptist Church, 4300 North County Road 557, Brownwood Texas, 76801.

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