Obituaries and Funerals August 26, 1999
Washington Times Herald, Washington, Indiana
LAWRENCEVILLE, Ill. - Peggy Colleen Church-Browning, 61, died at 4:30 a.m. Wednesday in Lawrenceville.
The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Brockman & Son Funeral Home, Vincennes. The Rev. Dan Gilley, Dr. Phillip Summers and Dr. Phillip Pierpont will officiate. Interment will be at the Springhill Cemetery, Shoals. Friends may call from 4 to 8 tonight, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday from noon until 1 p.m. at the funeral home.
She was born to The Rev. John O.E. and Oval Imogene (Drew) Church on April 18, 1938, in Oakland City.
Church-Browning was an English and study skills professor at Vincennes University (VU). She was a Phi Delta Sorority, VU Alumni Association board of directors and Second Baptist Church member. She was a National Deans List member in 1980 and was on the National Council of Teachers of English. She had several short stories published in the Tecumseh Review and won social service awards for both special education and regular education from the social service department at VU. Also, she had an associate degree in special education at VU, a bachelor's of science degree in special education from Indiana State University and a masters in special education from Indiana State University.
Surviving are: four daughters, Rebekah Browning, Vincennes; Marilou Risley, Lawrenceville, Ill.; Michele Atiyani and Bethany Lennox, both of Louisville, Ky.; a son, Michael Browning, Vincennes; a sister, Mary Jane Gilley, Washington and five grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Harbor House.
(Aug. 25, 1999)
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