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Sarah Brown
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 • Posted July 23, 2014

Sarah May Brown, of Mason, passed away at her home on Friday, July 18, at the age of 73.

Sarah was born in Mason on November 19, 1940, to John David Atchley and Ivy May Martin Atchley. She was a life-long resident of Mason County. Sarah married Elroy Brown on May 12, 1956, and their marriage was blessed with two children.

She was a dedicated and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Sarah was “an encourager of goodness till her very last day”! She worked hard, but always had a smile. Sarah was a waitress for many years and was loved for her friendliness and good nature. She had a servant’s heart and it showed in her work. In her spare time she loved to go fishing and play card games and board games with family and friends.

Survivors include her daughter Sherry Tatsch, a son Randall “Bo” Brown and wife Suzan, a sister Nita Brown and husband Richard all of Mason, 6 grandchildren: Kelby, Ty and Tanner Brown, Logan Tatsch and wife Kellie, John Parker and wife Jenny, Jordanna Tatsch and Luke Airheart, 9 great-grandchildren and two brothers-in-law Milton Brown and Layton Brown both of Mason. Sarah was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Elroy.

Visitation with the family was Sunday evening from 4 to 7 p.m. at Mason Funeral Home.

Graveside services and interment were held on Monday, July 21, at 10:00 a.m. at the Grit Cemetery with Chaplain Pam Traver leading the service. Serving as pallbearers were Kelby Brown, Tyson Brown, Tanner Brown, Logan Tatsch, John Parker and Clyde Martin. Honorary pallbearers were Larry Tatsch, Dan Brewer, Luke Airheart and Sarah’s brothers-in-law Milton Brown, Layton Brown and Richard Brown.

Memorials in her honor may be made to the Mason Volunteer Fire Department or to Hill Country Memorial Hospice.

Condolences may be sent to the family on-line at

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Mason Funeral Home.

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