Donald "Don" Brown
November 13, 1944 – March 2, 2019
Donald “Don” Brown, 74, of Van Buren, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2019 in Fort Smith. He was born November 13, 1944 in Ozark to the late Austin and Lydia Brown. He was retired from Whirlpool, and served in the U.S. Army 9th Infantry 1967-68, and received a Silver Star. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Kimberly Shellito; and a grandson, Kirk Shellito.
He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Sherry (Huff) Brown of the home; a son, Marcus Brown and wife Tammy of Alma; a brother, Paul Brown and wife Karin of Fort Smith; four grandchildren, Ashton Thomas, Kody Shuster, James Reyes, and Dax Brown; and two great-grandsons.
Graveside service will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at the Fort Smith National Cemetery, under the direction of Edwards Van-Alma Funeral Home of Van Buren, AR.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Oak Grove Baptist Church at 4929 Industrial Park Road, Van Buren 72956.
- Graveside Service Wednesday, March 6, 2019