Funeral service for Rev. Noah "Buster" Brown, 78 of Grandfield will be at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at the First Baptist Church of Grandfield with Pastor Preston E. King, Pastor Chester R. King, and Pastor Frankie R. Cade, Jr., officiating.
Mr. Brown passed away on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 in Grandfield, Oklahoma.
Burial will be at Grandfield Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Gray Funeral Home.
Viewing will begin at 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 7, 2018 and from 9:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m. on Friday, June 8, 2018 with a special viewing and visitation for family and friends on Friday, June 8, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Buster was born on October 24, 1939 in Grandfield, Oklahoma to Anthony "Buddy" Brown, Sr. and Artis (Walker) Brown. He grew up in and Grandfield area and attended Grandfield and Frederick Schools, graduating in 1958. He then begin a long career with Lamar Construction working as a Heavy Equipment Operator, retiring after 30+ years. He also was a reverend and pastored at Rising Star Baptist Church in Grandfield for many years and also pastored in Temple, Oklahoma and Waurika. He married Doris Cade in 1963 in Grandfield and later married Mary Woods in the early 1980's. He and Mary lived for many years in Temple, Oklahoma. Mr. Brown returned home to Grandfield in 2010. He was a 33rd Degree Mason with the Masonic Temple #170. Rev. Brown loved spending time with his family and enjoyed cooking and was well known for his BBQ. He also liked fishing and hunting. He will be missed by all who knew him.
He is survived by his sons and daughters in law, Tony and Marissa Brown, of Alameda, CA and Chris Brown, Sr. and Rita Brown, of OKC, OK; daughters, Debra Brown, of OKC, OK and Lorraine Barnes, of OKC, OK; his stepchildren, Dewayne Woods, of Burkburnett, TX, Pamela Woods, of Dallas, TX, and Karen White, of Tulsa, OK; three brothers and sisters in law, Anthony and Lucinda Brown, Lawrence and Sandra Brown, and Billy Ray and Barbara Brown, all of Grandfield, OK; his sister, Vivian King, of Burkburnett, TX; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren; and a host of other loving relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Brown; his brother, Luther Brown; and three sisters, Beatrice Brown, Willie Mae Jones, and Mable Chance.