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Johnie Alfred Brown

Staff Writer
The Shawnee News-Star

Johnie Alfred Brown, 77, of Shawnee, Oklahoma passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 22, 2020, in Shawnee.

He was born, April 30, 1942, in Shawnee, to Joe and Ruby (Bristow) Brown.

He was raised in Shawnee and attended Shawnee schools.

He married Glenda Ann Brown on Nov. 20, 1964, in Shawnee.

Johnie was a diesel mechanic and worked for Turner Equipment for 30 years before retiring.

Johnie enjoyed going to church, the senior center, fishing, hunting, collecting guns, spending time with his grandchildren. He was a great storyteller, telling stories of his childhood and memorable moments throughout his life. He could run a table of pool anytime. He was a man of few works, but his words made a big impact on others.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, three sons, Jeffery, Joe and Stacey Brown and 1 brother, Jackie Brown.

Those left to cherish his memory are his two sons, one daughter and one daughter-in-law, Danny and Anita of Harrah, Mathew of Shawnee, Melissa Dethrow of Shawnee, one sister, Betty of Shawnee, eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren

Services will be p.m. Monday, Jan. 27 in the chapel of Walker Funeral Service. Burial will follow in Fairview Cemetery in Tuttle under the direction of Walker Funeral Service.