Sonya Harrington, 67, passed away on January 31, 2021 after a year-long battle with cancer. Sonya was born August 27, 1953 in Friona, Texas. She was the eldest of 3 children born to Andrew and Doris Levina Brown. She attended school at Lubbock High School and went on to earn her bachelor's degree from Wayland Baptist University and a master's degree from the University of Phoenix. Mrs. Harrington taught earth science and coached basketball, volleyball and track at Smiley Wilson Junior High in Lubbock before she moved to Colorado where she continued teaching and coaching. She moved back to Texas in 2000 and became a school counselor for Killeen ISD. After 33 years of teaching, coaching and counseling, she retired in 2017.
She was preceded in death by her parents. Survivors include her husband Raymond Harrington of Salado, Texas; daughter and her husband, Danya and Callan bailey of Temple, Texas; so and his wife, Cody and Shannon Stroope of Pearland, Texas; two grand children, Carlie and Sofie Stroope of Pearland, Texas: her brother and his wife Keith and Darcell Brown of Denison, Texas; her brother and his wife Lee and Callie Brown of Jarrell, Texas; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends and family are invited to a memorial service for Sonya Brown Harrington on Saturday, February 13, 2021 at 1:00 pm which will be held at Broecker Funeral Home Chapel in Salado. In lieu of flowers, we encourage friends and family to donate to one of the following memorials:
Temple College Foundation, Sonya Harrington & Darcell Brown Vocational Nursing Scholarship, 2600 S. 1st Street, Temple, Texas 76504 or Association for a Pet Adoption Center (APAC), in Memory of Sonya Harrington, 3809 S. General Bruce Drive, Suite 103-8251, Temple, Texas 76502, www.happytails.org
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Sonya Harrington &: Darcell Brown Vocational Scholarship Fund
2600 S. 1st Street, Temple TX 76504
Association for a Pet Adoption Center (APAC), In Memory of Sonya Harrington
3809 S. General Bruce Drive Suite 103-8251, Temple TX 76502