Born 5-19-1928 -- Died 11-2-2003
Marvin Franklin Brown, 75, of Hardy, Ark., formerly of Bay Village died Nov. 2, 2003, at St. Bernards Regional Medical Center in Jonesboro, Ark.
He was born May 19, 1928 in Harrisburg, Ark., the son of Jasper and Artie Belle Harmon Brown. He was retired from the Singer Company.
Survivors include his wife, Frances Louise Hasting Brown of the home; a sister, Doris Holt of Cherry Valley, Ark.; a brother, Donald Ray Brown of Helena, Ark.; four sons -- Larry Wayne and Tommy Edward Brown, both of Harrisburg, Ark., Jason Walker of Jonesboro, Ark. and Marvin Lewis Brown of Hardy, Ark.; a daughter, Carrie Davidson of Cherokee Village, Ark.; a step-daughter, Mesha Hadi of Valley View, Ark.; 12 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, and two sisters.
A graveside service was Nov. 4 at Bay Village Cemetery with Stan Jones officiating. Burial followed in Bay Village Cemetery. Arrangements were by Jackson's Harrisburg Funeral Home.
Pallbearers were Josh Leslie, Zachery Leslie, Reggie Brown, Eddie Sandefur and J.L. Clayton.