Barbara Browning
September 8, 1929 - March 8, 2016

Barbara Browning, 86, of Crystal River, passed away Wednesday March 9, 2016, at Seven Rivers Regional Medical Center.
She was born September 8, 1929, to George and Flora (Cochran) Holder in Richmond, VA, and had lived here for 45 years.

She was married for 53 years to John B. Browning, III who preceded her in death. She was a member of the Crystal River United Methodist Church for over 45 years and also belonged to the Rainbow China Painters Club of Dunnellon. She was a seamstress and also worked for Head Start as a cook at Lockhart United Methodist Church in the 1960s.
She enjoyed sewing, knitting and crocheting and loved to share her creations with everyone. Her love and compassion for those around her have been passed on to her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her daughters; Linda Clagg (Mark) of Clinton, MD, Susan Browning and Virginia Walmer (Larry) of Crystal River, a brother Brent Holder (Joyce) of Richmond, VA, a sister Brenda Fontana of Louisville, KY, grandchildren; Joseph and John Walmer, Kyle Clagg and Earl Thompson, great-grandchildren; Memphis, Chloe, Hayden, Hannah, Ella and Reece as well as many nieces and nephews.
A memorial service was held at 11 AM on Monday, March 21st, in the Bethel Chapel of the Crystal River United Methodist Church  Strickland Funeral Home with Crematory of Crystal River assisted the family with arrangements.

This page was created to memorialize Ginger's mother, Our heart goes out to all the family members.
Barbara and John are together again.
Maggie Harrison

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My sincere condolences to the family for the loss of your loved one. May prayers strengthen you and memories comfort you,
and may our Lord Jesus Christ and God our Father, who loves us, comfort your hearts and "make you firm". (2 Thessalonians 2:16, 17)

March 15, 2016
Aunt Barbara, was a sweet, loving and generous lady. So very talented in so many ways. Extremely creative.
I have a china plate that she painted and I will cherish it. I am thinking of you all and wish I could be there to be with you during this difficult time.
Love to you all and God bless.

Bonnie Miller ,Paducah, Kentucky

March 15, 2016
So sorry for your loss. Your Mother was a very special person. I have very fond memories of her.
Melody Medley-McDaniel,
Crystal River, Florida

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