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Ray Varner Brown

Ray Varner Brown, 84 years old of Saint Mary, MO, died Friday, December 10, 2021 at Riverview Nursing Home.

He was born July 4, 1937 in St. Mary, MO and was married to Cleta (Brewster) Brown on July 4, 1956.

He is survived by Daughter, Gail (Sonny) Palmer of St. Mary, MO; Three Sons, Randy (Daneile) Brown of Owassa, OK, Kirk (Denise) Brown of Saint Mary, MO, Trent (Carla) Brown of St. Mary, MO; Three Brothers, William (Wanda) Brown of Kansas City, MO, Charlie Brown of El Paso, TX, Burton (Sonja) Brown of St. Mary, MO; Grandchildren, Braden (Torie) Palmer, Landon (Erica) Palmer, Caleb (Amanda) Brown, Chelsea (Drew) Deibel, Randa Earle, Kaysee (Greg) Adams, Bart (Amber) Brown, Tessa (Timmy) Lurk, Taylor Brown and Ty Brown; 23 Great Grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by Wife, Cleta R. Brown; Father, Jennings Brown; Mother, Flora Brown; Brother, Tom (Mary) Brown; Sister, Beulah Mae Wingerter; Sister-in-law, Dorothy Brown.

Visitation will be at Saline Baptist Church in Saint Mary, MO on Saturday, December 18, 2021 from 10:00 am until service time of 1:00 pm.

The Clergy will be Rev. Steve Berry.

Burial will be at Brown Family Farm Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to Saline Baptist Church.

He was a Deacon at Saline Baptist Church. Ray was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He loved sitting on the porch drinking mom’s sweet tea, watching westerns, and eating at Cracker Barrel. His favorite things in life were spending time with family and friends, but most of all he loved Jesus.

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