Johnie Brown, 90, of Eudora, passed away on June 10, 2015 at his residence.
Mr. Brown was a United States Army Veteran. He was a former owner of the Chevrolet Dealership in Eudora for several years. Mr. Brown was a cotton and cattle farmer and did custom harvesting. He loved to play Rook and dominoes. In his later years he enjoyed bird watching. He was a member of Omega Baptist Church, where he was a deacon for many years.
Mr. Brown was born on August 29, 1924 in Kilbourne, Louisiana and was the son of the late John and Emily Stephenson Brown.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Susan Brown; four brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Mary Dell Brown of Eudora; sons, Billy Brown (Joy) of Lake Village, John Brown (Sandy) of Brookshire, Texas, Tommy Brown (Rhonda) of Eudora, James Brown (Jolene) of Eudora, and Carl Brown of Bicknell, Indiana; daughters, Mary Huff of Eudora, Hazel Brown of Eudora, and Lois Ashley (David) of Kilbourne, Louisiana; 13 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held June 11 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in Eudora. A funeral service will be held on June 12 at 10 a.m. at Omega Baptist Church in Eudora with Rev. Billy West officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Eudora, AR.
Memorials may be made to Omega Baptist Church, 385 Hwy 52 West, Eudora, AR 71640 or Arkansas Children’s Hospital, 800 Marshall St, Little Rock, AR 72202.