Jackie L. Brown, 78, of Exeter, passed away on July 7, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in Cassville. He was born on May 28, 1938, in Mason City, Wash., son of Clarence and Virginia (Odle) Brown. On Oct. 20, 1962, he was united in marriage to Patricia Nelson, in Reno, Nev.
He served in the U.S. Navy. He was a member of the St. Edwards Catholic Church in Cassville.
Survivors include: his wife of 54 years, Patricia Brown, of Exeter; one son, Jeffery Brown, of Exeter; one daughter, Jennifer Trent and her husband, Mark, of Exeter; and three grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Foundation for Kidney Research and entrusted to the White Funeral Home and Crematory, P.O. Box 890, Cassville, MO 65625.
Mass was held Monday at St. Edwards Catholic Church in Cassville, with Rev. Henry Grodecki, Celebrant.
Cremation arrangements are under the direction of the White Funeral Home and Crematory, Cassville.