Obituary for Max Brown

Ponca City Now - January 25, 2014 12:00 am

Walter Max Brown, longtime Ponca City resident, died Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Oklahoma Heart Hospital after a brief illness. He was 93.

A memorial service will be held at Sunset Baptist Church on Monday, January 27, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. with Pastor Matt Brown officiating.Arrangements are made under the direction of Trout Funeral Home and Crematory.

Max was born June 8, 1920 in Arkansas City, Kansas to William Walter Brown and Mabel Lois Libby Brown. He graduated from Arkansas City High School and received a degree in accounting from Oklahoma State Tech in Okmulgee. He served in the United States Army in the Pacific Theater in WWII.

He married Donna Jordan April 16, 1949 at Camp Kilmer, New Jersey. Max worked as an accountant at Continental Oil Company for 30 years. He attended Sunset Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Robert Brown, brother George Brown and one son Jimmy.

He is survived by his wife Donna of the home, one son Phil Brown and wife Debby of Abilene, Texas, grandson Jeff Brown and wife Ami of Norris, Tennessee and granddaughter Natalie Timmerman and husband Keri of China Spring, Texas. Great grandchildren are Kiran, Ellery, Olivia and Hallie Brown of Norris,Tennessee and Addie Grace, Doak and Brock Timmerman of China Spring, Texas.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations to Friends of the Library in Ponca City or a favorite charity.

Source: Trout Funeral Home