Let us tell you about a warrior we call Rev. George Brown. He was a husband, dad, grandpa (Paw Paw), and brother but of all the titles he held he remained a devoted follower of Christ.
His life may seem too short to many, but those that were touched by him understood that the quality of existence far exceeds the quantity of time in which one lives.
Rev. Brown was a gifted angel born to Winfrey and Peggy Brown on December 1, 1947 in a small town called Eagle Lake, Texas. He was raised here in San Antonio, Texas where he graduated from Phillis Wheatley High School in 1966.
Rev. Brown accepted Christ at an early age at the St. Stephens Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. A.C. Taylor Sr. where he was ordained as a deacon. God then called him to the ministry where he became licensed on October 20, 1968. In 1970, Rev. Brown met and married the love of his life Mary Katherine. Between the years of 1979 and 1980, he served as assistant Pastor at Hosack Avenue Baptist Church and Greater Tree Mount Temple Baptist Church. The Lord blessed him again in his calling and in 1981; he became the Pastor to the Greater Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church of Seguin, TX. He serviced GPRBC for 36 ½ years until his health began to fail him and he retired. Rev. Brown was a very active person who worked with all the churches and Baptist Ministers Union of Seguin and Vicinity. He was a man about nothing but Gods word. Rev. Brown was an employee at Handy Andy grocery store for 25+ years and later worked for SAISD at Lanier High School with the Special Ed. Dept. for 18 years. Later he returned to school at the Guadalupe Baptist Theological Seminary where he received his Doctorate of Theology in June of 1999 and then went on to teach the Old Testament class at the school.
Rev. Brown is preceded in death by his parents, Winfrey Brown and Peggy Johnson along with his brother, Melvin Brown.
He leaves to cherish his love and memories his wife Mary K. Brown of 49 years. Children; Cynthia (SL) of San Antonio, Ernest Troy (Amanda) of San Antonio, Clyde (Linda) of Houston, Gwen (Tony) of Houston. One brother; Alvin Brown (Valerie), four sisters; Betty Jones, Joann McFadden, Trula Chapman, Sandra Wilson (James).10 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren. A host of cousins, nieces, nephews, church family and friends.