Lorenzo E. Brown, 95, Granby, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2011, at the Veterans’ Home in Mt. Vernon, following a long illness. 


Lorenzo E. Brown, 95, Granby, died Monday, Jan. 30, 2011, at the Veterans’ Home in Mt. Vernon, following a long illness.  

He was born Jan. 26, 1916, in Sedan, N.M., to John James Brown and Ellen (Burlingham) Brown.

Mr. Brown was a lifelong area resident and a member of the Church of Hope, in Neosho. He retired from the U. S. Air Force in 1960.

Lorenzo and Tylitha Juanita Manning were married Nov. 10, 1945, in Crossett, Ark. She preceded him in death June 10, 2003.  

He was also preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters.

He is survived by two daughters, Kay Crenshaw, Galena, Kan., and Denise Green, Miami, Okla.; three grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Velma Brock, Neosho.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m., Monday, at Clark Funeral Home Chapel, Granby, with Rev. Malcolm Mosby officiating. Burial will follow in Granby Memorial Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be William Crenshaw, Tim Newman, Jonathan Brown, Ason Brown and Jonah Summitt.

Friends may call at Clark Funeral Home in Granby, from 1 – 4 p.m. today. The family will receive friends from 3 - 4 p.m.

Arrangements are under the direction of Clark Funeral Home, Granby.

Online condolences may be posted at www.clarkfuneralhomes.com.