Published: May 19, 2017
Lonnie Vernon Brown, 91, of Warren, died Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 6, 1925 on Big Creek, near Rison, the son of Charles Levi and Mary McClellan Brown. He was a Baptist and a World War II Army veteran.
Preceding him in death were his two wives, Claudia Bell Barrett Brown, whom he married Oct., 10, 1949, she died Oct., 3, 1991; and Betty Jo Hurst Trucks Brown, whom he married Dec. 1, 1996, she died Jan. 27, 2016; his parents, and three brothers, Leon, T.H. and Larkin Brown.
Survivors include, his sister, Mattie Clark of Pine Bluff; two sisters-in-laws, Ruth Brown and Ruby Brown, both of Monticello; a brother and sister-in-law, Bernard and Pat Barret of Tucson, Ariz.; and several nieces and nephews from the Barrett and Brown families; two step-sons, Drew Trucks and spouse Mary, Fayetteville, AR and Matt Trucks and spouse Juli, Warren, Ark. A daughter Jeanna Poniwaz, Russellville, Ark., three step-grandchildren, Nathan Trucks, Alexandria Poniwaz and Cassidy Trucks, a step-great-grandchild, Rhinna Poniwaz.
Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 19th at Frazer's Funeral Home. Funeral services 2 p.m. Saturday, Frazer's Chapel. Burial Oakland Cemetery by Frazer's Funeral Home. Memorials: Bradley County Veteran's Museum, 210 N. Main Street, Warren or the Warren Branch Library, 115 W. Cypress Street, Warren, Ark. 71671. www.frazerfuneralhome.com.
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