The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


December 30, 2013

Michael Gregg Brown

NEOSHO, Mo. — Michael Gregg Brown, 66, Neosho, Mo., died Dec. 28, 2013, following a sudden illness.

Mike was born Sept. 5, 1947, in Neosho, the son of Horace (Tim) and Dorothy (Bragg) Brown. He was a lifelong area resident and a graduate of PSU. He served in the U.S. Marines and owned and operated Brown Propane in Neosho. Mike was an avid hunter and fisherman and the love of his life was his grandchildren.

Mike and Roberta Hensley were married on Feb. 12, 1972, at Neosho. She survives of the home.

Also surviving are two children, Greg Brown and wife, Elissa, of Phoenix, Aria., and Misty Bond and husband, Jason, of Neosho; five grandchildren, Clay Brown, Mikena Brown, Jolie Bond, Carter Brown and Molly Brown; one brother, Tim Brown and wife, Kay, Neosho; father-in-law and mother in law, Bud and Martha Hensley, Neosho; and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Stephen.

Services will be Tuesday, Dec. 31, at 1 p.m. at the Calvary Baptist Church in Neosho. Rocky Tash will officiate. Interment will follow in the Neosho IOOF Cemetery and serving as pallbearers will be Bob Lasswell, Greg Brown, Jason Bond, Clay Brown, Hal Brown and Ronnie Brown. The family will receive friends Monday evening from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.

Contributions in memory of Mike may be made to The Cure Starts Now or Faithful Friends Animal Advocates in care of Clark Funeral Home, P.O. Box 66, Neosho, MO 64850.

Service arrangements are under the directions of Clark Funeral Home, Neosho.

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