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Griggs-Schooler-Gordon Funeral Directors

5400 Bell Avenue, Amarillo, TX

OBITUARY

Alfred Brown

February 4, 1928March 12, 2020
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Alfred Brown passed from this life Thursday, March 12, 2020 in Amarillo Texas. Visitation will be held in the Griggs Schooler Gordon Pioneer Chapel at 5400 Bell Avenue in Amarillo on Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 12pm to 5pm. The family will greet guests between the hours of 2pm and 4pm. Funeral services will be held on Monday, March 16, 2020 in the Trinity Fellowship Student Ministries building at 5000 W. Hollywood in Amarillo; with Kyle Wilkinson and John Love presiding. Burial will follow in Westlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Borger, Texas at 1:30pm.

He was born February 4, 1928 in Kingston Oklahoma to Jimmy Melton Brown and Dolly Brown. Alfred served his country in the United States Army. After he served for two years, he went back to work at Phillips Petroleum and stayed with them for 40 years before retiring.

He had a passion for antique cars and was known for his peanut butter cookies and pies. He was a skilled craftsman, could do just about anything once he set his mind to it, everyone would call on him for help and the job was always taken care of. He was a loving and caring man, never met a person that had any issue with him, everyone loved him he will be missed by both family and friends.

Alfred was preceded in death by his parents, wife Marie Brown, daughter Rhonda Brown, brother Clearance (Cassie) Brown, and sister Shirley (Shelly) Brown Parker. He is survived by his special friend Nancy Stephens, two nephews Pat M. Brown and wife Donna, Dee Brown and wife Lyra, one niece Jan Sierman, many close friends, and his dog Gizmo.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Steve Carter
  • Reyes Faragoza
  • Tommy Green
  • Jerry Hall
  • Scott Goodnight
  • John Davis

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, March 15, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, March 16, 2020

Memories

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Tiffany Brummett

April 2, 2020

Mr. Brown was a wonderful man, and he was our neighbor. We had been there when he and his wife would travel to Vegas during winters and would take care of his yard. He was like a grandpa to our kids and if he did need something we always lended a hand. Great memories of sitting on the front porch as he plays the violin and our daughter would dance when she was little. He always packed a bag of his famous peanut butter cookies and on occasion we would have a front yard homemade ice cream and cookies. When we moved it was with a heavy heart to tell him. And when we come home to visit we would always surprise him. Thankful all of cake home before leaving our youngest in Lubbock and we were all there to surprise him one last time. He was full of tears of joy as we were. We will forever cherish the moments we got to be a part of your life. And your gardening skills you passed on to myself. There will never be such a wonderful man as he was and he will be deeply missed by my family as he was a big part of our lives and watched my family grow. We love you and we know you at home and at peace.

The Brummett’s

Susan (Brown) Pilgrim

March 14, 2020

My heart is heavy tonight after reading this obit. Alfred was one of the best. I always enjoyed his visits to our family reunion (A.E. (Aus) & Annie Brown)
He will be missed by many.
I am one of his many cousins.
RIP❤️

BettyLou Collins

March 14, 2020

You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Terry, BettyLou & Shana Collins

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