Published: Tuesday, February 1st, 2005
Greg Brown Services: Have been held. Mr. Greg Brown, 48, of Portales died Sunday, Jan. 2, 2005, at his home. A lifelong resident of Portales, Brown was born Oct. 23, 1956, to Gordon and Mary Lela “Pete” Brown. He graduated from Portales High School in 1974. While in high school, he started working at Bishop Printing. He remained there until 1986, when he took a civil service job in squadron support at Cannon Air Force Base. He married Sharon Cole on June 12, 1981, in Clovis. He was a member of the Southside Church of Christ. Family members describe him as a gentle, tender-hearted man who enjoyed playing the guitar, fishing, shooting and going to garage sales. He is survived by his wife; a son, Logan Brown of Portales; a daughter, Savannah Renee Brown of Eagle Nest; his parents, Gordon and Darlene Brown of Lubbock; two brothers, Benny Bowman of Farwell and Marlin Brown of Clovis; and two sisters, Sandi Bennett of Clovis and Quida Aday of Las Cruces. He was preceded in death by his mother in 1997. Marlin Poynor and Don Thomas will officiate services. Burial is at Portales Cemetery. Pallbearers are Jeffrey Cole, Jimmy Cole, Jim Hagan, Steve Hartley, Gary Cox and Rod Self. Honorary pallbearers are his friends and church members. Arrangements are under the direction of Wheeler Mortuary of Portales.
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