Donald Lee Brown

Donald Lee Brown, age 67, died Thursday, February 21, 2013, at his residence in Lumberton, TX. Mr. Brown was born in St. Joseph, Missouri, on December 6, 1945, to the late Hubert and Lola M. Sisk Brown. Mr. Brown, a Master Sargent, was retired after serving 26 years in the United Stated Army. During his military career he was awarded the Purple Heart in Vietnam. He then went to work for the Hardin County Juvenile Detention Center as a correctional officer. Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Charlene Brown, two sons: Donald Brown, Jr. and Steven Harkness and his wife, Joanne; two grandchildren, Alex and Mia Harkness; one brother, Billy Brown; and numerous nieces and nephews. Private memorial services will be held by the family. Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517 Topeka, Kansas 66675,

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Forest Lawn Funeral Home
4955 Pine Street Beaumont, TX 77703
(409) 892-5912

Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Feb. 26, 2013