Herschel "Cooter" Brown, 65, of Walnut Ridge, passed away Sunday, May 22, 2011 at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center. Born Aug. 4, 1945 at Rivervale, he was the son of Howard and Violet (Jones) Brown. He was a farmer and of the Baptist belief.
Survivors include daughters, Rachel Brakensiek of West Memphis, Becky Brown and Debbie Brown, both of Walnut Ridge; a son, Herschel Brown Jr. of Walnut Ridge; a sister, Lafrida Huddleston of Brighton, Tenn.; several grandchildren and great grandchildren and several friends.
Service were Tuesday at 1 p.m. in the Bryan Chapel with Rev. Rebecca Lapiro officiating. Interment was in the Potters Cemetery near Lepanto under the direction of the Bryan Funeral Home of Hoxie.
Pallbearers were Harold White, Mitchell Lamb, Tim Lamb, Charles Brakensiek, Waylon Huskey, and Mark Ellison. Honorary pallbearers were, Lacy Burns, Russell Burns, Billy Nelson, Fred Treece and Shane Horton.