George Robert Brown, Sr. beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend passed away December 28, 2013 in Providence Memorial Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born May 18, 1938 in El Paso, Texas to Clarence and Regina Carson Brown. He was predeceased by his parents and brother Clarence Brown, Jr., and his sisters Rickie Evans and Susan Maxson. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Marleen Kennedy Brown and his sons, Bobby Brown, James Brown and David Brown and a daughter, Jennifer Horsley and her husband, Dave Horsley. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. George was an employee of Southwestern Bell Telephone Co. where he was lovingly known by many as "Twiggy". He worked the line crew, cable maintenance and repair, installation and central office. When he retired in 1991, after 35 years service, he was a Central Office Manager. He was a member of the 1956 graduating class of El Paso High School and attended Texas Western College. He was a devout member of the Catholic Church and attended St. Matthew Catholic Parish. The family would like to thank Dr. Janss and all of the nurses and caregivers in the Oncology Unit at Providence Memorial Hospital, Mariposa Hospice and most especially we thank his favorite nurse, Deseriee. Visitation for George Robert will be held from 5:00-9:00pm, Friday, January 3, 2014 at Sunset Funeral Home-West with a Vigil at 7:00pm. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00am, Juanuary 4, 2013 at St. Matthew Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park Cemetery. Services entrusted to Sunset Funeral Home-West. Please visit our online register book at

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Published in El Paso Times from Jan. 1 to Jan. 8, 2014