Orvia Marie Shrupshire of Brownwood

Orvia Marie Shropshire, 89, of Brownwood passed away in Oak Ridge Manor in Brownwood on December 24, 2010.  Funeral services will be 11:00 AM Wednesday in the Kimbrough Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by David Shropshire.  Burial will follow in the Oakwood Cemetery.

Mrs. Shropshire was born April 30, 1921 in Miles, Texas to Jason and Fannie May (Balkum) Proctor.  She graduated from Richland Springs High School, attended San Angelo Junior College, Howard Payne College and Texas Wesleyan University.  She was a writer and a teacher for Wichita Falls Independent School District and was a member of Coggin Ave, Baptist Church in Brownwood.

Survivors include her daughter, Kathleen Beach of Amherst, New Hampshire and her son, K. David Shropshire of Montgomery, Alabama; sister, Ruby Chastain of Brownwood; and several grandchildren, and great grandchildren.