James Thomas Brown


A Celebration of Life for James Thomas Brown, 74, of Overton, will be held Saturday, August 18, at 2 p.m. under the big pavilion in Kilgore City Park. The family asks for guests to provide their own chairs and bring a covered dish.

Mr. Brown passed away Thursday, June 21, 2018 in Overton. He was born January 22, 1944 in Goose Creek, to the late Seymore Wilburn and Verba Lee Gray Brown. He was a carpenter and loved wood working. He married June Carolyn Harris February 22, 1981 in Jonesboro, Ark. He moved to Overton from Kilgore two years ago and was a member of Highland Park Baptist Church in Kilgore.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, June Brown of Overton; three sons and two daughters-in-law, Richard Allen and Victoria Darlene Harris of Leverett’s Chapel, Raymond Anthony Smith and Robert Lee and Miriah Miller Smith, all of Weatherford, Okla.; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Online registration and condolences are available at 

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