Browning, Nadine a 46 year resident of Torrance passed away on Monday, September 29, 2003 in Torrance. Born in Pittsburg, Kansas on February 28, 1926 to Charles and May Wilson, she was one of 11 children. She was an Executive Secretary for over 30 years and was an original Southwood Homeowner. Nadine is survived by her husband Frank Mann; sons David (Deborah) Browning of Yorba Linda, Jim (Maggie) Browning of Torrance, John Browning of Redondo Beach and Paul Browning of Redondo Beach; grandchildren Amanda and Grant Browning and Elizabeth and Rebecca Browning; along with brother Ray Wilson of Pittsburg, KS, and sisters Betty Fogarty of Blanchard, OK, Mary Gaches of Joplin, MO, and Edith Reichley of Hottsprings Village, AR. She is predeceased by her son Mark Browning. Visitation will be held Thursday, October 2, from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Rice Mortuary, 5310 Torrance Blvd. in Torrance. Funeral Services will be held Friday, October 3, at 10:30 AM in the Mortuary Chapel. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Rancho Palos Verdes.

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  1. I want to express my sincere condolences to the family and friends of Nadine. I knew her as a happy, caring, funny, and very helpful person on the job. I missed her terribly when she left, and I am happy that she was able to spend time with friends and loved ones upon retiring. May God give the family strength, Courage, and Peace. God Bless to all, as Nadine is in a beautiful resting Place.I am praying for you.

  2. Message to the Browning Family: My Sincere Condolences May you all find strength and peace knowing there\’s no more suffering, and she\’s in a safe and wonderful place. God our father has his hands in everything, and I am sure she\’s right there with him. May your family continue to love one another, and be strong for each other. And most importantly, may God continue to have love and peace flowing thru your families for the rest of your lives. May Peace be with the Browning Family.

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