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J.W. Brown

February 21, 2011 by Anonymous

Born: 
Friday, March 25, 1927
Died: 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Services: 
Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 10:00am
Location: 
Lakeshore Drive Baptist Church, 200 South Lakeshore Dr., Hudson Oaks
Other Arrangements: 
Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley Memorial Park, 5600 Mineral Wells Highway, Weatherford. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
Funeral Home: 
White's Funeral Home, Weatherford.

J.W. Brown died February 16, 2011 in Fort Worth, Texas. J.W. Brown was born March 25, 1927 to G.W. and Juanita Parker Brown in Hollis, Oklahoma.
J.W. made a 20 plus year career teaching school first in Alfalfa, Oklahoma, and then Weatherford I.S.D. and eventually retired from Arlington I.S.D. J.W. had an avid interest in the old west and began his first stagecoach project in the early 1970s, when he began J. Brown Stagecoach Works. He never really retired and, in fact, had a stagecoach in the works at the time of his passing. His coaches were used in several Hollywood productions and are in a number of museums across the country and Europe. J.W. also has coaches on display at the Doss Heritage & Culture Center, the Fort Worth Zoo, and in the Wells Fargo Museum. He was employed by Wells Fargo in the production of stagecoaches. J.W. was a dreamer and lived out his dreams. In addition to teaching and building coaches, he loved to tell stories and was known to be a great story teller.
J.W. was preceded in death by his wife, Doris Brown in 1996; his parents; and five brothers and sisters that called him J. Boy.
Survivors: Daughters, JaVana "Bonnie" Cannon of Weatherford, Christi Shepherd and husband, Michael, of Ovilla, Tina Sutton and husband, Dwight, of Weatherford, and Nan Wilson and husband, Jimmy, of Paradise; grandchildren, Stacy Cannon, Laura Staples, Kevin Sutton, Mica Hicks, Rusty Wilson, Clint Wilson, Terri Bales, Sunni Cannon, Jacob Sutton, Christopher Shepherd, Rebekah Shepherd, and Allison Shepherd; great-grandchildren, J. Dallon Hicks, Katelyn Hicks, Savannah Wilson, Grady Hicks, Reese Wilson, and Bradlee Shepherd; special friend, Sybil Dean; and a host of loving family and friends.
Funeral: 10 a.m. Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Lakeshore Drive Baptist Church, 200 South Lakeshore Dr., Hudson Oaks. Interment: Memory Gardens of the Valley Memorial Park, 5600 Mineral Wells Highway, Weatherford. Visitation: 6 to 8 p.m. Friday at White's Funeral Home, 130 Houston Ave., Weatherford.
To honor J.W., please feel free to attend in your western wear.
Services in care of White’s Funeral Home, Weatherford.J.W. Brown

Sports Calendar

Friday, March 27

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Preview at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Texas Relays, Qualifiers Only

Monday, March 30

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Burleson, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Burleson at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm.
    Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, 7:00 pm., Rescheduled from March 31 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday.
    *District Games

Tuesday, March 31

  • Aledo JV at Brock, 4:00 pm.

  • Aledo Ladycats at Cleburne, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

  • Aledo Bearcats Varsity at Burleson, changed to March 30 due to STAAR testing on Wednesday. *District Game

Thursday, April 2

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats at Cleburne

  • Aledo Ladycats at Joshua, Varsity 5:30 pm and JV 7:00 pm. *District Game

  • Aledo Middle School vs. Burleson Hughes at Burleson High School, 4:30 pm

Friday, April 3

  • Aledo Bearcats vs. Granbury at AHS Baseball Field, JV 5:00 pm and Varsity 7:30 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen at Granbury, 5:00 pm. *District Game

Monday, April 6

  • Aledo Bearcats JV at Cleburne, 6:00 pm. *District Game
    Aledo Bearcats Freshmen vs. Cleburne at AHS Baseball Field, 6:00 pm. *District Game

Tuesday, April 7

  • Aledo Ladycats and Bearcats Varsity Black and Orange at District 8-5A Golf Tournament at Squaw Valley Golf Course, Glen Rose.

  • Aledo Middle School at District, Hall

  • Aledo Ladycats vs. Burleson Centennial at AHS Softball Field, JV 5:30 pm and Varsity 7:00 pm. *District Game

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