Joe Allen Brown


Joe Allen Brown, 90, of Timpson, passed away Sunday, August 7, 2016, in Center.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at Watson & Sons Funeral Home in Center.  Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 11, 2016, at Watson & Sons Chapel with Bro. Gordon Vaughn officiating. Interment will follow at New Hope Cemetery.
Mr. Brown was born June 8, 1926, in Converse, Louisiana, to Allen Hedrick Brown and Alice Pearl Wilburn Brown.  He served in the United States Navy and later retired from Texaco Oil Company in Houston.  Mr. Brown loved music and especially enjoyed singing on Sunday nights for area churches.  He also enjoyed hunting and fishing.  Mr. Brown was a member of Buena Vista Baptist Church in Timpson, Cedar Bayou Masonic Lodge AF x AM No. 321 in Bayton, Timpson Masonic Lodge No. 437 in Timpson and Scottish Rite Body in Houston.
He is survived by
Ray Conner and wife, Betty, of Diana
Arie Ann Baker of Timpson
Dawn Bowers of Timpson
Suzanne Clower and husband, Clint, of White Oak
Crystal Conner and husband, Blake, of Denton
Michael Bowers
Timothy Bowers
Great Granddaughters: 
Kinzlee Clower of White Oak
Marley Bowers of Yantis
Sister: Neva Fields of Center
Brother: Billy Brown and wife, Ada, of Waco
Numerous nieces and nephews
A host of other family and friends
Preceded in death by
Wife: Billie Marie Brown
Parents: Allen Hedrick Brown and Alice Pearl Wilburn Brown
Brother: Alvin Brown, Jesse Waymon Brown
Sisters: Margie Ladue Vaughn, Catherine Lynch, Bernice Howard
A special thanks to Barbara Kirsch, of Shelbyville, for her support.
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