Some of the notable people born here have been: Graham Harrell (american football player), Josh Rosenthal (singer-songwriter), Joe Jon Finley (american football player), Madylin Sweeten (child actor), Sullivan Sweeten (child actor), Jim Morris (baseball player and teacher), and Jerry Don Gleaton (baseball player).
The original site of the Brown County seat of Brownwood was on the east of Pecan Bayou. A dispute arose over land and water rights, and the settlers were forced to find a new location. Greenleaf Fisk donated sixty acres re-locate the county seat to the west side of the bayou, on what is now the current site of Brownwood, and one hundred additional acres for county use. The town was incorporated in 1884. During the Second World War, Brownwood was the location of U. S. Army Camp Bowie, which had a peak complement of over 80,000 soldiers. Camp Bowie serves as a training camp today at the intersection Farm-to-market roads 45 and 2126. On 19 April 1976, an F5 tornado struck near Brownwood, causing extensive damage, with 11 reported injuries but no fatalities. Brownwood's census figures were re-evaluated after the 2000 census from 18,813 to reflect more accurate figures of 20,407. The city was categorized in 2003 as a "Micropolitan Statistical Area". The federal Office of Management and Budget has issued a definition of "Micropolitan Statistical Areas" as "an urban cluster of at least 10,000, but less than...
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It was written by Arizona Republic on September 13th, 2015 that Jesse Huntley Jr Turner passed away in Scottsdale, Arizona. Turner was 86 years old and was born in Brownwood, TX. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Jesse Huntley Jr's life.
It was disclosed by Modesto Bee on July 29th, 2015 that Merelene Marie Chasteen died in Turlock, California. Chasteen was 89 years old and was born in Brownwood, TX. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Merelene Marie's life.
It was disclosed by Daily Press on October 1st, 2014 that Perry Lee Wood passed away in California. Wood was 68 years old and was born in Brownwood, TX. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Perry Lee's life.
It was reported by Register Guard on July 1st, 2014 that Flora Belle Engle perished in Eugene, Oregon. Engle was 91 years old and was born in Brownwood, TX. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Flora Belle's life.
It was noted by Wise County Messenger on May 7th, 2014 that Etna Brown (Champion) passed away in Brownwood, Texas. Ms. Brown was 96 years old. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Etna's life.
It was written on December 31st, 2013 that Pedro O Martinez died in Grandview, Washington. Martinez was 85 years old and was born in Brownwood, TX. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Pedro O's life.
It was revealed on September 11th, 2013 that Leroy Crowell died in Brownwood, Texas. Crowell was 79 years old and was born in Bucoda, MO. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Leroy's life.
It was noted by Wise County Messenger on September 11th, 2013 that Stanley Gray Anderson died in Brownwood, Texas. Anderson was 69 years old and was born in Little Rock, AR. Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Stanley Gray's life.
It was revealed by Orlando Sentinel on August 29th, 2013 that Harold M Covington died in Orlando, Florida. Covington was 86 years old and was born in Brownwood, TX. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Harold M's life.
It was reported by Arizona Republic on August 25th, 2013 that Paul Joseph Ackzen passed on in Arizona. Ackzen was 70 years old and was born in Brownwood, TX. Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Paul Joseph's life.
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Clara Cleone Keith Champion Jarrett
at CARE Nursing Center in Brownwood, Texas.Graveside services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010, in Greenleaf Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 until 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at Davis-Morris Funeral Home. Cleone ...
Nat R. Gleaton
Burial will follow at Greenleaf Cemetery in Brownwood. Nat was born Jan. 26, 1921, in Comanche, Texas, to George and Zody Gleaton. He was married to Dorothy Ross on Feb. 8, 1946 in Odessa, Texas. Online Only Access - 52 Weeks: $69.00 for 365 days ...
Services were at 1:00p.m., Sunday, October 24, 2010, at the Lacy Funeral Home Chapel with military honors. Burial was at 4:30pm, Sunday, October 24, 2010, at Santa Anna Cemetery in Santa Anna, Texas. Online condolences can be made at www.lacyfuneral.com.
Vera E. Elkins
LAMPASAS Graveside services for Vera Evelyn Elkins, 86, of Gorman and formerly of Lampasas County, will be 2 p.m. Saturday in Long Cove Cemetery in Lometa with ... Ann Medart of Gorman and Nelda Franks of Brownwood; a son, Micheal Elkins of Boyd; a ...
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Graham Harrell, award-winning Texas Tech Red Raiders quarterback ... Brownwood, but moved on to Benbrook, Texas for elementary school, then Lubbock, Texas for ...
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Funeral services for Florence Broad, age 100, of Brownwood, will be held at 2:30 p.m. ... 2010, in Hillcrest Cemetery, Fort Davis, Texas, under the direction ...