Joe Louis Brown

May 15, 1940 ~ April 16, 2019 (age 78)


Joe Louis Brown, was born May 15, 1940 in Mt. Pleasant Texas to Joseph and Plydia (McGill) Brown. He passed away, Tuesday, April16, 2019 in Mount Pleasant,Texas


Joe was born and raised in the White Oak community and attended White Oak Baptist Church. Later in life he joined St. Paul A.M.E. Church; where he was an active steward, Sunday School Superintendent, and a Kingsmen of the Missionary Department until his health began to decline. He attended Booker T. Washington School and graduated in the Class of 1960. He worked at International Sulphur Inc. for many years until his retirement. He met and married Bonnie (Warren) and had four children.


He was preceded in death by his wife Bonnie Brown; his parents; two sisters, Vernice Young and Martha Smith; and one brother, Jimmy Brown.   


He leaves to cherish his memories three daughters and two son-in-laws, Kimberly and Gary Sanders of Mount Pleasant Texas, Sherry and Darryl Sanders and Sheila Brown all  of Longview Texas. One son and daughter-in-law Terrence and Sarita Warren of Lawton Oklahoma. Eight grandchildren, Karee Brown, Darquavious Sanders, Arlexus Sanders, Kerron Sanders, Antwan Sanders, Gary Sanders II, Jasmine Brown and Justin Warren. One great-granddaughter, Ariana. Five sisters, Zeffie Allen, Zelma Shelby, Billie Morgan, Loretta Smith and Helen Love. One sister-in-law Bertha Brown; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

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April 22, 2019

10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tumey Mortuary
611 N. Gibson Avenue
Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455

Celebration of Life
April 23, 2019

11:00 AM
White Oak Missionary Baptist Church

Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455

Interment following funeral service
April 23, 2019

Old West Side Cemetery
School Street and South O'Tyson Avenue
Mt. Pleasant, Texas 75455

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