Jay B. Brown, age 81, of Pierce City, died on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012, in Pierce City, Mo. Mr. Brown was born in Ponca City, Okla. on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 1931. He was the son of Samuel and Helen "Brown" Meek.
Mr. Brown was married to Geneva Dalton on Saturday, June 3, 1950, in Neosho, Mo. He was a truck driver. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Pierce City, Mo.
Surviving are the following: his wife, Geneva, of Pierce City, Mo.; one son, Darrell Brown, of Pierce City, Mo.; one daughter, Dorita Dennison, of Pierce City, Mo.; eight grandchildren, Patrick Brown, Paula Brown, Marc Brown, Stephanie Aust, Stacy Harvill, Angela Wrobleski, Kimberly Avondet and Darren Brown; two half-sisters; two half-brothers; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three sons, David, Dennis and Doyle Brown.