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Mac Herman Brown

[ 0 ] November 10, 2013 |
Mac H. Brown, 81, a longtime Talala and Rogers County community leader, died Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 in Owasso.Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013, at Mowery Funeral Service in Owasso. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at the Full Gospel Christian Center in Watova, with Pastor Joe Goodin officiating. Serving as casket bearers will be Scott Hakel, Rodney Hakel, Logan Adams, Garrett Adams, Ricky Brown, and Bill Wofford.

Committal services and interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Talala.

Mac H. Brown was born Sept. 7, 1932, in Decatur, Ark., to L.H. and Edith E. (Barnes) Brown. He died Thursday, November 7, 2013, in Owasso, Oklahoma, at the age of 81 years.Mac completed his secondary education in Broken Arrow and graduated with the Broken Arrow High School Class of 1950.

He was a veteran of the armed forces having served his country honorably with the United States Army. He was married April 3, 1953, in Broken Arrow to Betty Ann Stamper. They had made their home in Talala since moving there in 1973.

Mac spent much of his working life as an aircraft mechanic and inspector with American Airlines in Tulsa.

His greatest love aside from his family was working on the farm. He just always enjoyed his time working cattle, and working in the fields with his tractor and equipment.

He also gave back to his community volunteering in several capacities including the Rogers County Fair Board and the Rogers County District #4 Water Board.

He was also a member of the Angus Association and the Oklahoma Farm Bureau. For many years, Mac was a part of the Talala Cemetery Association and was the sexton of Fairview Cemetery in Talala.
Loving family members who survive him include: His wife of over 60 years, Betty, of the home; daughter, Linda Bates and her husband Bob; son, Charles R. Brown and his wife Gina;
daughter, Peggy Adams, all of Talala; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; sister, Deana Sue Raynor and her husband Ray of Claremore; and a host of nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son Mac Keith Brown; granddaughter Lauren Brown; great granddaughter Anna Katherine Hakel; two brothers, Wayne Brown and Dean Brown, and a sister, Vonneil Griffin.
The family requests memorial contributions be made to the Talala Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 130, Talala, Oklahoma, 74080. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.

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