Lura Catherine Brownell, 93 of Shawnee died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in a local nursing home.

Lura Catherine Brownell, 93, of Shawnee, died Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in a local nursing home.

Visitation will be Sunday, Sept. 15, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 16, in the chapel of Walker Funeral Service. Burial will be in Hillside Cemetery in Purcell at 2 p.m. The casket will be open until service time and not be opened afterward.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the church or organization of your choice.

Catherine was born Nov. 13, 1925, to Wesley Nathaniel and Ellen (Clutz) Mitchell.

She was active in the Pottawatomie County Election Board, the YMCA 3000+ Mile Club, and MOST Ladies of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

Her family was the highlight of her life and she enjoyed cooking and making holidays, birthdays and other special occasions spectacular. She loved working in the yard and visiting shut-ins from her church.

She is survived by her husband, Jimmie; two daughters: Meg Brownell, Regina Foster and husband Jim; son: Jimmie Wes Brownell and wife Sally; grandchildren: Jeff Foster and wife Erin, John Brownell and wife Heather, and Katie Beth Keck and husband Jason; great-grandchildren: Ryan, Sydney, and Elin, Kelsey and Braden, Cutter, Jase and Wilson; nieces: Royia Bell and husband Larry, Janet Loeffler and Patricia Adamo; and nephew: John Estep.