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Joe Bob Brown
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1920
Vernon Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 1989
Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA

Died 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11, 1989, at his residence in Baton Rouge. He was 69, and a native of Hornbeck. He was a retired funeral director and Neiman Marcus employee, Houston, Texas. He was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran and awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters. Visiting at Hollabaugh-Spindle Wooddale Memorial Chapel, 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday and after 8 a.m. Thursday. Religious services at 1 p.m. Thursday at the chapel, conducted by Dr. Terrance Ellis. Interment in Resthaven Gardens of Memory.

Survived by wife, June C. Brown; three daughters, Susan Wallace, Haines City, Fla., Vicky Hargrove, Baton Rouge, and Carolyn Mills, Ventura, Calif.; two sisters, Edith Rogers, Baton Rouge, and Anna Francis Wyatt, Decatur, Ga.; a brother, Maurice L. Brown Jr., East Point, Ga.; and five grandchildren, Kimberly Mills, Santa Barbara, Calif., Kristen Mills, Ventura, Bridget Hayes, Baton Rouge, U. Shelby Hargrove III, Baton Rouge, and Christopher Lemke, Atlanta, Ga.

Preceded in death by father, Maurice L. Brown; and mother, Irene Sholars Brown.

Pallbearers will be Christopher Lemke, U. Shelby Hargrove III, Ronald Cobb, Bryan Dean, Charles R. Pevey Jr., Darryl Hayes, Mark Brown and Buddy Brown. Honorary pallbearers are Pelham E. Mills III, U. Shelby Hargrove Jr., Dr. T.R. Kilpatrick, Dr. Milton Cunningham, Merle Welsh and Dr. Richard Kearley.

He was a 32nd degree Mason, past member of Sertoma International and a member of Goodwood Baptist Church.

Published in The Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA), Wednesday, December 13, 1989

Provided by: Ron Manley (#46788603) 
Family links: 
  Irene Sholars Brown (1891 - 1968)
  Joe Bob Brown (1920 - 1989)
  Edith Brown Rogers (1928 - 1998)*
*Calculated relationship
Joe Bob Brown
World War II
Nov. 12, 1920
Dec. 11, 1989
Resthaven Gardens of Memory and Mausoleum
Baton Rouge
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA
Plot: Garden of The Good Shepherd 83 A 1
Created by: Ken Bosso
Record added: Nov 02, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 119680481
Joe Bob Brown
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Joe Bob Brown
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- Ron Manley
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