Patricia Gail Brown Allred, beloved wife, mother and friend, died on April 14, 2016. She was born in Sulphur Mines, La., to Elsie McNicoll and Troy Brown on Aug.18, 1936.
She is survived by her three sons,
Parker Troy, Duncan DeWitt, and wife, Carie, John McLaurin, III, wife Anna, and daughter, Aiden, and her sister, Paige Sullivan, of Lake Charles, La., along with severa
l nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband, John, and her parents.
In 1954, Pat graduated from Lake Charles High School and enrolled in LSU, where she earned a degree in Education and a graduate degree in Spanish. She began a teaching career in 1958, teaching in public and private schools in Lake Charles, Tucson, Ariz., Spring Branch, Texas, Nassau Bay, Texas, Friendswood, Texas, and Lockhart, Texas. After graduate school, she taught at Old Dominion University in Norfolk VA. She retired from Lockhart High School in 2001, after 42 years as an educator.
Pat actively volunteered her time as a Scout Leader, Sunday School teacher, room mother, camp counselor, interpreter, and Board Member of various organizations. She was especially active in the Houston Junior League, the Episcopal churches of Nassau Bay and Lockhart, the Baker Theater in Lockhart, the Caldwell County Courthouse Restoration Committee, Evening with the Authors and Beta Sigma Phi in Lockhart. In 2009 she was honored as Lockhart’s Most Worthy Citizen.
A memorial service will be held at Emmanuel Episcopal Church on April 30, 2016 at 2 p.m.
Memorial contributions may be made to Emmanuel Episcopal Church Garden Fund, Evening with the Authors, Gaslight Baker Theater or the charity of your choice.