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Donald Ray Brown

1939 - 2019
Wednesday, May 8, 2019
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Donald Ray Brown, 79, of Azle passed away Saturday, April 20, 2019.

The family received friends from 6 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Owens and Brumley Funeral Home in Wichita Falls.

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 25, 2019 in the Chapel of Owens and Brumley Funeral Home with Pastor John Ward officiating. Interment followed at Crestview Memorial Park.

The family suggests that memorials be made in Donald’s name to the American Kidney Foundation, or the American Diabetes Association.

Condolences may be sent to the family at

Donald was born on November 5, 1939 in Minco, Oklahoma to the late Ollie Earl and Willie Lou (Garrett) Brown.

He and Frances Gene Renner were married on August 16, 1963 in Wichita Falls, and they were married for 55 years. He was a fixture at August Pie Company for over 30 years, until its closing. Donald enjoyed leatherwork, and everything outdoors, especially camping, fishing, and working in the yard.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and grandson Jordan Brooks.

Donald is survived by his wife Frances of Azle; son Clifford Brown of Wichita Falls; grandchildren Courtney Renee, Morgan Hope, Devan, and Jered; great-grandchildren Jackson Wyatt, Scarlett Rae, Braelin, and Josiah; several cousins; and his furbabies Pinky and Bella.

The Azle News,

May 8, 2019 Edition