Otis Brown
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Otis Brown

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Birthplace: Anson, TX
Death: Crosbyton, TX
Occ: Trucker
Rel: Baptist
Father: Henry Brown
Mother: Etah ?
Source: Adams Funeral Home
Transcribed by Bettye Odom


Otis Brown, a well-known Crosbyton resident for over half a century, was pronounced dead on arrival at Crosbyton Clinic Hospital about 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 24, after becoming ill at his home, 428 South Aryshire. Mr. Brown was 72.

Memorial services were conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday in First Baptist Church. The Rev. Bobby Rine, pastor, and the Rev. Johnnie Williams, pastor of First United Methodist Church, officiated.

Interment was made in Crosbyton Cemetery. Adams Funeral Home directed arrangements.

Born March 20, 1907 in Anson, Otis Brown was married to the former Goldie Reed on March 5, 1930 in Roswell, NM. He moved to the Big Four Community in 1924.

A member of the First Baptist Church, Caprock C-Bar Club, and Roadrunner Trailer Club in Lubbock, Mr. Brown served as a director of the Texas Cowboy Reunion in Stamford.

He was a retired trucker.

Survivors include his wife, Goldie; one son, Otis H. (Buster) Brown of Lubbock; one daughter, Ouida Fern Townsend of Crosbyton; one brother, Walker Brown, and a sister, Mrs. Inez Poole, both of Los Angeles, Calif.; three grandchildren; and two great grandchildren.

Crosbyton Review, December 27, 1979
Record provided by Crosby County Pioneer Memorial Museum
transcribed by Linda Fox Hughes

Transcribed by Linda Fox Hughes

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