Dorothy Murray was born at home in Resed to Jesse James Murray and Ellen Clemens (Reed) Murray on Dec. 22, 1927. Dorothy died Oct. 13, 2007 in Chatsworth. She resided in Crescent City for 20 years.

Soon after World War II was over, Dorothy married Loren Austin Brown. Together they had three children, Loren Austin II, Cynthia Lee, and Melissa Jane. Dorothy will always be remembered as a loving mother and homemaker to her family.

She is survived by her brother Paul, sister Arlene, her children Loren, Cindy, and Melissa, grandchildren Ryland, Tessa, Joel, Laurel, Mica, and Joshua and three great-grandchildren.

The family wishes to especially thank Hospice for their care and services in Dorothy's final days.