Ola Elizabeth Austin Brown
Northern Wyoming Daily News, Worland, Wyoming, 29 March 2005, page 2.
TEN SLEEP -- Ola Elizabeth Austin Brown, 94, of Ten Sleep, died March 25, 2005 at Shepard of the Valley Nursing Home in
She was born Feb. 26, 1911 to Jessie W. and Lucy (Harmon) Downs in
Ola married Harry C. Austin on Nov. 26, 1928. They later divorced, and he died in 1973.
Following her marriage to Harry, the couple lived in
She married Addison Edgar "Bud" Brown on May 20, 1949 in
She and Bud moved to Ten Sleep in 1951 where they ranched for 19 years west of town. In 1965 they sold the ranch and moved to town, where he operated the Texaco station for three years before starting a repair business known as Bud's Welding & Repair.
Ola was a member of the VFW Auxiliary and the Eagles Auxiliary in Worland and
She was preceded in death by her son, Jerry Austin, and her daughter, Dolores Kay Austin, two husbands, her parents and by brothers and sisters.
She is survived by her sons, William H. Austin and Michael J. Brown, both of Ten Sleep, and Donald E. (Lou) Brown of Grand Ridge, Fla.; daughter, Jackie J. Phillips of Casper; 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren.
Services will be held Thursday, March 31 at 11 a.m. at the
Veile Mortuary is in charge of the arrangements.