|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1921|
|Death: ||Nov. 25, 2000|
Gerald D. Brown, 78, died Nov. 25, 2000, in Klamath Falls.
Mr. Brown was born in Bearden, Ark., to Ally Brown and the former Sally Evans. He was raised in the country where he developed a life-long love of gardening.
While in high school, he excelled in football. He served in the Army with the military police and laer as a member of Gen. George Patton's army during World War II. After the war, he returned to farm life. In 1950, he moved to Klamath Falls, working mostly in the woods. Later, while working in Northern California, he felled a Redwood tree with an 18-foot diameter. He was living in the San Francisco Bay area when he met his present wife, Doris.
While there he worked in the construction industry and was invlolved in the digging of the Bay Area Rapid Transit tunnel from San Francisco to Oakland. Mr. Brown then worked in the restaurant business for more than 20 years. After retiring he moved to Klamath Falls. He especially enjoyed flowers and his only gardening regret was never having planted a tree.
Survivors include his wife, Doris Brown of Klamath Falls; sister, Helen Armstrong of Arkansas; children and their spouses, Glenn and Linda Brown, Gary Brown, Nancy and Jerry Brown Jr., Alice Lewis and Jessie Martin; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Herald and News
Doris O Ward Brown (1922 - 2004)*
Note: same plot Doris O. Brown
Eternal Hills Memorial Gardens
Plot: Garden of Acacia
Created by: J
Record added: Jun 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 37871257
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