Born December 19, 1923, in Lindsay, Oklahoma to Sam and Meddie (Allison) Burrow. Attended school in Fox, Oklahoma before moving to Arcadia, Oklahoma in 1936. Moved to Spencer, Oklahoma in 1940 and graduated from Jones, Oklahoma High School in 1942. Employed at Wilson Co. until married to Coy Shadid on May 15, 1946. To this union two sons were born, Randel Coy Shadid and Barry Lee Shadid, both of Edmond, Oklahoma.
Coy and Jimmie opened a ladies’ dress shop in Altus, Oklahoma named Randel’s in 1949 and retired, selling the business in 1980. In Altus, Jimmie was an active member in the First Baptist Church, Beta Sigma Phi social sorority and volunteer at the Altus hospital. Jimmie and Coy moved to Edmond in 1994. After Coy’s death in 1999, Jimmie married high school friend, Rev. Roy Brown in 2005. Roy passed away on October 18, 2009. Jimmie was an avid traveler in the US, in Europe and on cruises and loved volunteering at Hopefully Yours in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Jimmie was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Geraldine and Louise (Dale) Bloyd, husbands Coy Shadid and Roy Brown. She is survived by sons Randel and wife Dana Shadid, Barry and wife Dorene Shadid, grandchildren Jerame and Jerod Shadid, Jennifer Paxton, Chris and Julie Whitaker and great grandchildren Azure and Ryder Paxton and Lexie Akers and Adelyn Whitaker. Also survived by Roy Brown’s three daughters and many of their children and grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at the Altus City Cemetery in Altus, Oklahoma on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 at 12:00pm. Instead of flowers, it would be greatly appreciated if memorials would be made to Boys Ranch in Edmond, Oklahoma, or the Hope Center of Edmond.