Terrence "Bear" Brown

Died: Mon., Oct. 21, 2013


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sat., Oct. 26, 2013
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

Funeral Service

6:00 PM Sat., Oct. 26, 2013
Location: Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home

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    Terry "Bear" Brown, 60, of West Point, IL passed away at 2:05 p.m. (October 21, 2013) in Memorial Hospital in Carthage, IL.

   Born January 9, 1953 in Quincy he was the son of Herbert and Clara Baker Brown. He married Bonnie Lou Marshall on March 23, 1973 in Quincy. She survives.

   Terry enjoyed camping, going to auctions, yard sales and working on lawn mowers. He especially loved spending time with his family and taking his grandchildren fishing. He served his country in the United States Marine Corps.

   Mr. Brown was employed as a mechanic for Maas Enterprises in Mendon for 10 years until his retirement in 2006 due to ill health.

   Survivors include his wife, Bonnie; a daughter, Rhonda Brown (Albert Grossman) of Hamilton, IL; four sons, Tommy Brown (Mary Griggs), Zachary Brown both of Quincy, Brandon Brown (Rachael) of West Point and Joe Brown (Dawn) of Basco; eight grandchildren, Joseph "Joey" Grossman, Country Grossman, Kelcy Nelson, Wyatt Brown, Cohl Brown, Alicia Brown, Anna Brown and Brooklyn Brown; three sisters, Leann Glesner (Dan) of Kemp, TX, Josie Day of Quincy and Laretha Benfield (Dwayne) of Hickory, NC; a brother-in-law, Bob Christ of Quincy. Also surviving are several loving nieces and nephews.

   Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Roger Brown; two sisters, Dixie Brown and Vivian Christ.

   Funeral services will be held Saturday evening at 6:00 in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home with Larry Nelson officiating.

   Visitation will be held Saturday evening from 4:00 until 6:00 at the funeral home.

   Memorials may be made to the Bear Brown memorial fund.

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Loretta Wardlow
   Posted Tue October 22, 2013
Bonnie and family, My heart goes out to you all. Terry was a great guy and one of a kind. He will be missed by family and his many many friends. Sending you all my prayers and love.

Connie Brink
   Posted Tue October 22, 2013
To Rhonda & family
So very sorry to hear of your loss of your Daddy. May all your wonderful memories that you share together help to bring you comfort today and in the days ahead. I will be keeping you so very close to my heart and in my thoughts & prayers. Please call me if you need anything. God Bless.

Mr. & Mrs. Vernon Carter (Ellen Hernandez)
   Posted Wed October 23, 2013
We were so sorry to hear about the passing of Terry. He was such a loveable guy and will be sadly missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Vern & Ellen Carter

Jamie and Marybell Mason
   Posted Wed October 23, 2013
We are so very sorry for your loss....Bear was a great person and treated everyone like family....He will be greatly missed by all that knew him....If you need anything let us know...Keeping you all in our prayers...

Marilyn Imel
   Posted Sat October 26, 2013

FEATHERY PALM PLANT was sent by Marilyn .

Sorry for the loss of "uncle bear". He sure will be missed. Love Marilyn (Hicks) Imel & husband Jeff imel.

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