Elmer L. "Bud" Brown

Monday, February 8, 2016

Elmer L. "Bud" Brown, 82, of Exeter, passed away Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, in Lacoba Nursing Home, Monett.

He was born Aug. 7, 1933, in Neosho, the son of Leslie and Nellie (Brazeel) Brown. On July 13, 1957, in Miami, Okla., he was united in marriage to Wilma "Sue" Shrum, who survives.

Additional survivors include: two daughters, Joni Coleman and her husband, Ronnie, of Rogers, Ark., and Becki Anderson and her husband, Steve, of Liberty; one sister, Luma Dean Day and her husband, Raymond, of El Dorado, Kan.; three grandchildren; and two great- grandchildren.

He graduated from high school at Washburn. During the Korean War, he entered the U.S. Army serving from March 2, 1954, to Feb. 16, 1956. He was a life-long resident of this area, where he was a cattle farmer. He was a member of Washburn First Baptist Church.

Funeral services were held Sunday in Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Pastor Tony Ball and Pastor David Keeling conducted the services. Burial was at Maplewood Cemetery, Exeter.

Contributions may be made to Maplewood Cemetery Association or Community Faith Chapel in his memory.

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Cassville, Missouri