OBITUARY

Byron Thomas Brown

December 20, 1926February 15, 2014
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Byron Thomas Brown left this life on February 15, 2014, due to an extended illness. He was preceded in death by his mother, Ella Avery Brown, father, Byron Luther Brown, step-mother, Betty Pass Brown, and sister, Grace Brown Sleeman. He is survived by his brother, Robert Lee, sister, Kitty Jo Herrin, and many nieces and nephews. Also surviving him are his loving wife of 61 years, Mary Grace, daughter, Deanna Lee, son, Byron Thomas, Jr., and wife Claudia. He graduated from West End High School in 1945, served in the Navy, and earned his degree in chemical engineering from Vanderbilt University. He raised his family in Bartlesville, OK while working for Phillips Petroleum Company until retiring. He was a member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, had a journal publication, and 4 U.S. patents. A celebration of life will be held at John Ridout’s Elmwood Chapel on Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014. There will be a visitation 1 hour prior and a reception following.

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, February 22, 2014
  • Funeral Service Saturday, February 22, 2014
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February 21, 2014

Mary Grace, You and your family are in our prayers. Jim and Donna Spencer

February 21, 2014

Mary Grace, David and I have such fond memories of Mr. Brown! We pray you will be comforted, and know that your neighbors care about you! David and Cindy Acton

February 20, 2014

Greta and I are so sorry and we know he is now in a better place where there is no pain or suffering. May the Lord be with you as you go through life with his memories.
Ami Iskandrian

February 20, 2014

Mary Grace, I am so sorry to hear of Tommy's passing. Thank you for sharing those wonderful photos. Doris Miller

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