Marvin Junior “M J” Brown
Marvin Junior Brown, 71, of Valley Junction, passed away at his home following a lengthy illness on Thursday, December 28, 2017. “M J”, as he was known by family and friends was born to Mose Brown and Era Hall Brown in Madisonville, Texas on September 6, 1946. He drove a trash truck for many years and is described by all as a very har d worker. Visitation and funeral services were held Saturday, December 30, 2017 at The Master’s Gateway Church near Milano. Services were officiated by Ross Cunningham and Donnie Barnett. Burial followed in the Brown Family Cemetery near Gause. Pallbearers were Jeff Checky, Ben Garcia, Jason Lee, Jacob Flores, Steven Titsworth, and M J Bellows. M J’s survivors include his beloved wife, Marsha Brown of Hearne; his son, John Daniel Brown of Wolfe City, Texas; his daughters and sons in law, Dorothy and Dennis Long of Wolfe City, Julie Ruth of Tool, Texas, Marsha Ann and Ben Garcia of Little Elm, Texas, Gerry and Jeff Checky of Austin, Trish Brown of Fort Worth; brother and sister in law, LW and Susie Brown of Gause; sisters, Frances Peek and Patsy Mund both of Comfort, T exas and Jackie Ferguson of Brenham; 17 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, other relatives and many friends. Arrangements were entrusted to Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home.