John W. Brown, 75, of Parkdale, died Saturday, November 9, 2019 in Crossett. Mr. Brown was a native of Levelland, Texas; a resident of Parkdale since 2008 and a former resident of Elko, Nevada for a number of years. He was a gold miner, a farmer and was of the Baptist faith. He was lovingly called “Pappy” by his grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Reylin Middleton Brown in 2016; his parents, Claudell and Vera Bell Phelan Brown; a brother, Edgar Brown and a son-in-law, Ryan Linn “Rambo” Jensen.
He is survived by a daughter, Raechelle Lin Brown of Parkdale; two sons, Corey Dean Brown and wife, Naomi, of Gilbert, Arizona and Sandy Lynn Brown and wife, Martha, of Casa Grande, Arizona; two step-sons, David Newman of Arkansas and Robert Newman of Elko, Nevada and 14 grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
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