William Scott “Bill” Brown, 94, of Blanchard, died Sunday, November 29, 2020, at his home. The son of Joseph Alexander Brown and Virginia DeJanie (Earwood) Brown, he was born October 5, 1926 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Bill was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and served during World War II. He was a devoted follower of Christ. Bill married Billie Jean McLaren on September 11, 1976 in Burns Flat, Oklahoma. He retired from the oil and gas industry as a drilling mud engineer and was a member of the 5 Mile Club. In his spare time, he enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, and hunting pheasant and quail. Bill’s greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Jerry Lynn McElhaney Brown; two brothers, J.V. Brown and Henry Brown; and two sisters, Syble Coleman and Helen Brown.
Bill is survived by his wife of 44 years, Jeanne Brown of Blanchard; two daughters, Stella Cox and her husband, Todd, of Newcastle and Leisa Yarbrough and her husband, Darren, of Blanchard; nine grandchildren, Will Yarbrough and his wife, Megan, of Blanchard, Kolby Yarbrough and his wife, Morgan, of Blanchard, Tucker Yarbrough and his wife, Kassity, of Blanchard, Jesse Cox and his wife, Jaz, of Newcastle, Jacob Cox and his wife, Taylor, of Newcastle, Jillian Cox of Newcastle, Haley Brown and her husband, Tanner, of Blanchard, Bryce McElhaney and his wife, Mariah, of Blanchard and Riley Frederici of Edmond; six great grandchildren, Eden, Grayson, Tinley, Baylor, Marcy, and Belle; numerous nieces and nephews; and many other loved ones and friends.
A memorial service to celebrate Bill’s life will be held at 11:00 A.M., Monday, November 29, 2021, at the Eisenhour Funeral Home Chapel in Blanchard. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a veteran’s organization or a charity of your choice. Arrangements are under the direction of Eisenhour Funeral Home of Blanchard. Online obituary and guestbook are available at www.eisenhourfh.com.Read More