Donations may be made to Paralyzed Veterans of America, 7 Mill Brook Rd, Wilton, NH 03086 or St. Judes Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1942
Charles A. Brown, 78, of DeSoto entered into rest on Friday, January 7, 2011 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Crystal City. He was born to the late Benjamin F. and Lina (Kato) Brown in Advance, Missouri on October 21, 1932. He married his true love, Pansy (Williams) on December 30, 1952 in Marston, Missouri. He leaves behind his wife and children: sons: Charles J. (Terrie) Brown of DeSoto, Danny (Sandy) Brown of Hillsboro; daughters: Mary Ann (David) Wofford of Broken Arrow, OK, Charlene Brown of DeSoto; brother, Eugene (Beulah) Brown of Jerseyville, IL; sisters: Norma Felty of Chaffee, MO and Shirley (William) Wood of Fenton, MO; grandchildren: Matthew, Nichole, Adam, Michael, Sarah, Jason and Joel; great-grandchildren: Peyton, Madison, William, Nicholas, Landan, Blake, Lacey, and Teagan.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Willard, Clarence, Harold, and Milford Brown; sisters: Mildred White, Arvella Smith, Pauline Brown; and three great-grandchildren: Colton Brown, Garret Brown and Deven Brown.
Charles was a veteran of the United States Army during the Korean War and then worked as a Foreman for Crunden-Martin Manufacturing until he retired. He was a member of the DeSoto Assembly of God Church and enjoyed hunting and fishing.
Rev. Gene Moses will be officiating the funeral service.