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Frank Leon "Harry" Brown
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Birth: Feb. 3, 1918
Grayson County
Texas, USA
Death: Dec. 2, 2008
Bryan County
Oklahoma, USA

Brown, Frank "Harry"

Frank Leon "Harry" Brown, 90, of Colbert, Oklahoma died Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2008 in a Sherman hospital.
Harry was born Feb. 3, 1918 to Frank M. and Wilma Dodson Brown in the Pink Hill Community. He was the youngest of 13 children.

Harry was a kind, gentle man who loved animals, the outdoors and his family with a quiet dignity and a fierce loyalty. A loving husband, devoted father and caring family man, Harry served in the U.S. Army during World War II, first as a tank engine instructor in New York and later in the European Theater. He received an honorable discharge.
Harry married Velma Jean Sharp in 1948 and they had one daughter, Kathy, who was born in 1954. He was an active member of Parkside Baptist Church in Denison for many years. He worked for Pillsbury in Denison for many years until his retirement. Before retirement, he and Jean moved to Colbert, Okla. where he farmed and enjoyed life at a slower pace.

Memorial Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 5, 2008 at Waldo Funeral Home Chapel in Sherman. Rev. Thomas Beall and Frank Brown, a nephew, will conduct the services. Burial will be at Cedarlawn Memorial Park in Sherman.

Pallbearers will be Jon Brown, Kelly Brown, Bobby Crews, Terry Taylor,

Harry is survived by his wife of 60 years, Jean and daughter, Kathy, and numerous nieces and nephews and friends. He will be missed by everyone whose lives he touched.

The online register book may be signed online at

Published in The Herald Democrat from 12/4/2008 - 12/5/2008

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  Velma Jean Sharp Brown (1924 - 2011)*
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Cedarlawn Memorial Park
Grayson County
Texas, USA
Created by: Jackie M. Isham, Sr.
Record added: Dec 05, 2008
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Frank Leon Harry Brown
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There is a bridge of memories from earth to Heaven above ~ It keeps our dear ones near us ~ It's the bridge that we call love ~
- Jayme Ann
 Added: Dec. 5, 2008
WW II U.S. Army
- Jackie M. Isham, Sr.
 Added: Dec. 5, 2008

- Jackie M. Isham, Sr.
 Added: Dec. 5, 2008

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