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Anna Lorraine Brink, age 65, of Altus, Oklahoma, passed sway on Friday, January 13 2006 in Oklahoma City after a long-term illness.
Lorraine was born on April 20, 1940 in Jellico, Tennessee to Raymond and Mahala (Conley) Jones. Lorraine married LTC (RET) Ronald H. Brink on February 27, 1969 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Before her passing, Lorraine and Ron enjoyed forty five wonderful years of marriage.
Lorraine and Ron moved to Altus in 1995 from Okmulgee. They were an Air Force family and lived in many communities during Ron's career. Everywhere Ron and Lorraine lived she took care of the home and family that she so dearly loved. Being involved in every activity that her children were engaged in, she ran concessions at youth sports, was a cheerleader mom, a Boy Scout den leader and a Girl Scout leader. Lorraine cared about people and was a full-time volunteer for the American Red Cross for over ten years at Fort Ritchie, Maryland and Blytheville, Arkansas. She was also a member of the Jaycettes.
Lorraine was preceded in death by her parents and one sister, Helen Jones. Survivors include her husband LTC (RET) Ronald H. Brink, daughters; Rhonda Lynn Wells and husband LTC Thomas Wells of Easthampton, New Jersey, Nancy Marie Stone and husband Robert T. Stone of Dover, Pennsylvania, son; LTC Randy Brink and wife Colleen of Wichita, Kansas, brothers; Raymond C. Jones, Jr. and wife Eunice of Marietta, Georgia, and Larry Jones and wife Gloria of Knoxville, Tennessee, three sisters; Betty Lou Swearengin and husband Darrell of Knoxville, Tennessee, Jane Garner and husband JB of Louisville, Tennessee, and Katherine Williams and husband Jim of Knoxville, Tennessee. She is also survived by eight grandchildren.
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