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Born: June 20, 1942

Death: June 6, 2013

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Clark Funeral Service, Inc.
Tishomingo, OK

David E. Brown

June 20, 1942  -  June 6, 2013
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Funeral Services for Mr. David E. Brown, 70, of Tishomingo, Oklahoma will be held on Monday, June 10th, 2013 at 2:00 p. m. at the Calvary Baptist Church in Tishomingo with Pastor Lee Armstrong of the Victory Life Church in Durant, Oklahoma, officiating. Interment will follow in the Condon Grove Cemetery in Milburn, Oklahoma. Mr. Brown passed away on Thursday, June 6th, 2013 at the Oklahoma Heart Hospital South in Oklahoma City.

David was born on June 20th, 1942 in Chilocco, Oklahoma to Willie Brown and Mattie (Anoatubby) Brown. He attended the Chilocco School and after high school, served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Conflict. David moved to California for a time, where he attended UCLA. He returned to this area and graduated from East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma with a degree in Political Science. He married Rhonda Ferris on March 15th, 1991 in Ardmore, Oklahoma and they had lived in Tishomingo since that time. He served the Chickasaw Nation as Lt. Governor from 1991 until 1999 and was also an adjunct professor of Government at Murray State College in Tishomingo. David also attended the Victory Life Church in Durant.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Edward Brown; and two sisters, Bille Jean Brown and Pat Hines.

David is survived by his wife Rhonda, of the home; three sons, Jeff Brown of Ontario, California, Bryant Ferris of Tipton, Oklahoma and Brandon Ferris of Connerville, Oklahoma; nine grandchildren, Stormy, Nicole, Leila, Maxx, Braden, Jacob, Luke, Jett and River; other relatives and friends.

A time of visitation will be held on Sunday afternoon from 2-6 pm, at the funeral home.