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Dr. Frank Brown, 91, of Borger, passed away March 19, 2012.
Dr. Frank Foster Brown was born Oct. 20, 1920, in Mineral Wells, TX, to Alma Hitt and Ethel Mae (Yow) Brown. He married Mary Faith Oakes in Borger, TX, on Feb. 9, 1969.
Dr. Brown served in the Air Force May 1942. He was honorably discharged shortly after the war was over. He flew as a right waist gunner for 30 missions over France. He went to school in Chicago and became an optometrist and worked in Borger and Spearman from 1950 until June 1996.
He loved Sugar his beloved dog and Callie the marvelous calico cat.
Dr. Brown is preceded in death by his mother Ethel Mae Brown and father Alma Hitt Brown, his first wife Virginia Ray, and stepdaughter Leslie Lynn Visoski.
Survivors include his wife Mary Faith of Borger, two sons, David Stevens and wife Paul of Amarillo, TX; and Allan Hall and wife Janis of Annapolis, MD; daughter Frances Jackson and husband Jim of Amarillo, and five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Faith Covenant Church Building Fund, 1501 South Florida, Borger, TX 79007.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2012, at Llano Cemetery in Amarillo with Pastor Les Sharp officiating.
Dr. Brown will lie in state at Brownâ€™s Chapel of the Fountains in Borger on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Thursday, March 22, 2012, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Send personal condolences to www.brownfuneraldirectors.net.