Dec. 14, 1930 — Jan 1, 2016
She graduated from Saginaw High School in 1947. She attended Solano Community College. Dovie was baptized March 9, 1986, by the Rev. Claybon Lee Sr. at Mount Calvary Baptist Church in Suisun City, California. She was a devoted worker in the Missionary and Pantries Ministries.
Dovie married Johnny L. Brown on Jan. 11, 1958, in Saginaw, Michigan. To this union three children were born, Breck (Larry Sr.) Luster, Lance Brown and Shelby Brown. They were also blessed with many grandchildren, Terri (Stephanie) Brown, Larry II (Sierra) Luster, Shelby Luster, Corey Reed; three great-grandchildren, Layla Brown, Zarria Brown, Kenadi Butler; special and precious nieces and nephews, Carl (Gunilla) Billings, Angela (Vesa) Billings-Soini, Patricia West, Nancy Martin, Keverly Johnson; many close and cherished friends, Arcille Woods, Beatrice and Sid Webb, Jean Gray, Nadine Miller, Lovenia Fuston and Rita Alexander; many other loving friends and family too numerous to name but precious to Dovie and family.
She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Catherine Moffett and Constance Billings; three brothers, Joseph Hogg, Henry Hogg and Welton Hogg.
Visitation will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016, with services at 11 a.m., with a repast immediately following at Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1735 Enterprise Drive, Fairfield. A committal service to follow at 2:30 p.m. at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, 5810 Midway Road, Dixon, California.
Arrangements are under the care of Bryan-Braker Funeral Home, 707-425-4697. You may sign the guest book at www.bryanbraker.com.You can find the complete original obituary on this website.