October 14, 1949 - October 30, 2022
Brenda Jane “Janie” Searsy, of Brownfield, TX passed away Sunday, October 30, 2022 surrounded by her loving family into the presence of her Heavenly Father.
Janie was born October 14, 1949 to LD and Babe Hamm in Brownfield, TX. She grew up learning to work on the farm with her big sister, Betty and little brother, Ace. She graduated from Plains High School where she excelled in making lifelong friends, her scholastic studies and athletic exploits, including, gymnastics, volleyball and twirling. She graduated from South Plains Junior College where she did her studies, gymnastics, twirling & loving life. Janie, a life-long Raider fan, graduated from Texas Tech with a BA in education in 1984. Inspiring children through teaching became a passion that she continued for thirty years at Loop ISD; a natural encourager that loved each of her students as her own.
Janie married the love of her life, Don Searsy, July 5, 1985 in the backyard of their family home in Brownfield, TX. Their children, Danya, Tray & Traysa were raised in a loving home where they taught the value of believing in God, loving unconditionally, family and others, and to make this time on earth as fun as possible. Janie never met a stranger and loved to hear everyone’s story. She made everyone feel important and they instantly became family. Everyone that met her wanted to know her and be around her forever.
Janie’s greatest accomplishments were living in a loving, fun-filled marriage for 37 years, raising three amazing, strong children and showing her 9 beautiful grandchildren how to live their lives to the fullest and follow their dreams. No one ever doubted her unconditional love and support and she filled her home with love, kindness and fun. She will be missed greatly!
Janie was preceded in death by her loving parents, LD & Babe Hamm of Brownfield, TX and her wonderful in-laws, Gene & Maxine Searsy. She is survived by her devoted husband, Don Searsy; her oldest daughter, Danya & husband Steve, grandchildren Kaden & Myah Salazar; her twins: Tray, grandchildren James, Luke & Ty Field; Traysa & husband Zac, grandchildren Cheni, Regan, Palynn & Thatcher Zimmerman; her favorite big sister, Betty & husband Bubba; her favorite little brother, Ace & wife Dana; her loving brother in-law, Larry & wife Pete, sister in-law, Renee & husband Ronnie; her many devoted nieces & nephews: Eric, Shelby, Tanner, Breck, Josh and Jeremy and their families and many, many aunts, cousins, friends and family.
The family would like to invite you to join them in her celebration of life. Visitation will be Thursday, November 3, 2022 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Brownfield Funeral Home, 120 W. Tate St.
Funeral Services will be held 10:30 am Friday, November 4, 2022 at The United Family Fellowship, 1004 E. Broadway, Brownfield, TX.