Places

  • Brownwood is also known as: Brown County / Brownwood city.

Facts

  • 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).

History

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...

The official website for the city of Brownwood is http://www.brownwoodweb.com/.

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Brownwood Obituaries

It was noted by Des Moines Register on March 11th, 2016 that Larry R Baker died in White Lake, Wisconsin.  Baker was 73 years old and was born in Brownwood, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Larry R's life.

It was reported on November 22nd, 2015 that Rebecca Jean "Becky" Self (Deas) died in Brownwood, Texas.  Ms. Self was 64 years old and was born in Monterey, CA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Rebecca Jean "Becky"'s life.

It was revealed on November 8th, 2015 that Susan Kay Palmer passed on in Brownwood, Texas.  Palmer was 74 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Susan Kay's life.

It was noted 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 express your sympathy and honor Jesse Huntley Jr's life.

It was written 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 express your sympathy and honor Merelene Marie's life.

It was noted by Daily Press on October 1st, 2014 that Perry Lee Wood passed on in California.  Wood was 68 years old and was born in Brownwood, TX.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Perry Lee's life.

It was revealed by Register Guard on July 1st, 2014 that Flora Belle Engle died in Eugene, Oregon.  Engle was 91 years old and was born in Brownwood, TX.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Flora Belle's life.

It was reported by Wise County Messenger on May 7th, 2014 that Etna Brown (Champion) passed on in Brownwood, Texas.  Ms. Brown was 96 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Etna's life.

It was reported 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 express your sympathy and honor Pedro O's life.

It was reported 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.

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Cemeteries in Brownwood

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Greenleaf Cemetery
2615 Highway 377 S
Brownwood, TX 76801

Brownwood Cemetery News

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 ...
http://www.brownwoodbulletin.com/obituaries/article_86011e68-e89b-11df-a66e-001cc4c03286.html?photo=1

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 ...
http://www.brownwoodbulletin.com/obituaries/article_7622085e-e89b-11df-b9ff-001cc4c03286.html?photo=1

Floyd Sheller
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.
http://www.llanonews.com/news/article/36048

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 ...
http://www.tdtnews.com/story/2010/11/03/69769

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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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Brownwood Bulletin: Obituaries
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 ...
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