He was born September 18, 1930 in Fisher to the late Bill and Opal Wixson Brown. He was a farmer who was known for his hard work. He will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Betty Smith Brown; his children, Jenny Reid of Weiner, Georgia Lynn Burnett (Lenny) of Jonesboro, Vicky Clark (Steven “Boo”) of Weiner, Wesley Brown of Fisher and Lisa Hogue (Marc) of Jonesboro; six grandchildren, Brandon Reid, Jaclyn Burnett, Megan Brown (Jimmy), Hannah Simpkins (Dustin), Olivia Hogue and Griffin Hogue; two great-granddaughters, Madden Brown and Kennedy Beth Simpkins; a sister, Georgia Mary Dennis of Jonesboro.
He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Nathan Glass.
A graveside service to celebrate his life will be 2:00 pm Friday, April 22, 2016 at Fisher Cemetery with Rev. Jeff Junyor officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Gregg- Langford Bookout Funeral Home.
There will be no visitation.
A special thank you to the nurses at St. Bernards and Dr. Don Howard.
Lasting memorials can be made to Fisher Cemetery Fund.