Bonnie Jean Brown
Published: February 12, 2013
Bonnie Jean Brown, 81, of Little Rock, Arkansas went to her long awaited heavenly home on Sunday, February 10, 2013. She was born on March 22, 1931 in Provo, Arkansas to the late Virgil and Arlie Jones. She married Roy Edward Brown on June 26, 1948 and shared 54 years together until his death in 2002. She was a long time member of Unity Missionary Baptist Church and then of Temple Baptist Church in Little Rock where she worked in the nursery lovingly caring for "her" babies.
She is survived by her three sons and their wives, Larry and Sue Brown of Little Rock; Dan and Bev Brown of Benton; and Tom and Tammy Brown of Hot Springs. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Haley and Marcus Willard of San Antonio, Texas; Beth and Jeff Layton of Conway, Arkansas; Jeremy Brown of Bryant, Arkansas; Jennifer and Richard Carlton of Bryant, Arkansas; Stephan and Rachel Brown of Conway, Arkansas; Melissa and Russell Ellis of Hot Springs, Arkansas; Chris and Sarah Brown of Cabot, Arkansas, and Jonathan and Katie Brown of Benton, Arkansas. Additionally, she is survived by her most recent babies - her 18 great-grandchildren, Kacy, Abby, Maddie, Noah, Hannah, Katie, Carson, William, Gracie, Kinley, Lexi, Faith, Emma, Austin, Abbie, Rex, Carlon, and Jeslyn. Other family includes one brother, Ed and Virginia Jones, and one sister, Susie Davidson, all of Little Rock. Also included are numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
She worked alongside Brownie and outside the home as necessary to provide for her family which she loved so dearly. She loved and cherished time together with family and treasured the memories made.
Visitation will be Wednesday, February 13, 2013 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Roller Drummond, 10900 Interstate 30, Little Rock, Arkansas 72209 (501) 455-5800. The funeral service will be Thursday at 10 a.m., February 14, 2013 at Temple Baptist Church with Bro. Tom Brown and Bro. Jerry Kidd officiating. Interment will follow at Forrest Hills Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials be made to the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 1534 Shady Grove Road, Hot Springs, Ark. 71901. Online guestbook: www.rollerfuneralhomes.com/drummond.