March 5, 2014

Joe Reto Brown

The Express-Star

— Joe Reto Brown

Funeral services for Joe Reto Brown, 91, will be held Friday, March 7, 2014 @ 11:00 A.M. at the "Kingdom Hall of Jehovah Witness" Chickasha, OK.

View and Visitation will held at Brown/Christian Funeral Home on Thursday March 6, 2014 from 1p.m. until 6p.m.

Joe Reto was born on April 3, 1922 in Milo, OK. His parents were the late Louis and Elnora Jackson-Brown. He resided in Chickasha most of his life. He worked at the Chickasha Compress, and had his own business, customizing hay baling. He relocated to Duncan, OK in 2002, resident of Duncan Plaza.

Joe Reto united in holy matrimony to LuBertha Davis. They raised one Son, J.W. Brown and one grand daughter, Sandra Brown-Lolar.

He loved his family, and could make everyone he met smile and laugh.

Reto was preceded in death by both parents; wife, LuBertha Brown; one Son J.W. Brown; grand daughter, Robin Brown; grandson Dewayne Brown, and great-grandson, Tyshawn Brown.

Others whom preceded him in death are brothers: Ben, Frank, Dock, Jesse, Dee, and Johnny Fred; On sister, Mae Helen Preston.

Survivors include: Grand daughters, Sandra Brown-Lolar (Tanaya (Bryon) Edwards, Anissa Lolar, Michael (Krista) Lolar) of Duncan, OK. Debra Castillo of Georgia; Christy Faye Caleo, Kiwani Yuniquiz, and Stephenie Brown all of California. Grandson, Darwin Brown of California.

Three sisters: Dolly Betty Richie of Anardarko, OK; Willie Ester Alexander of Chickahsa, OK, and Amanda Jackie Brown of Sacramento, CA.

Two brothers: Limon Brown, Sr. and Henry (Versie) Brown of Sacramento, CA. Two sister-in-laws, Jewell Owens and Ida Roland.

17 great-grandchildren, and 22 great-great grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Interment will be held at Fairlawn Cemetery

Services are under the direction of Brown/Christian Funeral Home, Ricky A. Brown, Funeral Director/Embalmer