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Clay Walter Brown

April 16, 1924 May 16, 2018
Clay Walter Brown
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Obituary for Clay Walter Brown

Clay was born April 16, 1924 in Mt. Home, Idaho to J. Walter Brown and Elizabeth (Dozark) Brown. He went to sleep May 16, 2018.
He joined a sister Nina (deceased) and Brother Dale (deceased). Later on a sister Betty, brothers Ivan (deceased) and Roger (deceased) were added to the family.
As a small child the family moved to Colville, WA where he attended the SDA church school, until the family moved to Oregon where he attended school in Cherryville, McKinley, Coquille, and graduated in 1942 from Laurelwood Academy, Gaston Oregon.
He was inducted into the Army, WWII in the quartermaster Core. He served in the European Theater as a master Sergeant. On returning home he started his own logging business and drove his own truck.
In 1948 he married the love of his life, Violet Stephens. They have lived most of their life in McMinnville, OR. They had two girls, Karen and Sharon (deceased). When the girls were grown and left home, they adopted two teenagers, Mary and Joe.
As a family they had many hobbies, camping, boating and traveling. They enjoyed bird watching in N. America, Mexico, Central and South America, and Hawaii.
He leaves to morn his loss, his wife Violet, his children, Karen Baumgartner (Mike),
Mary VillaNueva (Ramon), Joe Guerrero (Anna), and nine grandchildren.
He was very active in the Seventh Day Adventist church. He loved the Lord and Sleeps till Jesus returns to take His faithful Home.
A Memorial service will be held at 3:00pm Saturday afternoon June 2nd, in the
McMinnville, OR SDA Church, reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.

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3:00 PM 6/2/2018 3:00:00 PM
McMinnville Seventh Day Adventist Church

1500 Old Sheridan Rd
McMinnville, OR 97128

McMinnville Seventh Day Adventist Church
1500 Old Sheridan Rd McMinnville 97128 OR
United States

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