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Robert “Bob” Brown 1947-2021

Written by on June 7, 2021

 Memorial Services for Robert "Bob" Brown, 73, of Memphis will be at 12:00 P.M. Friday,  6/11, at the Presbyterian Church in Memphis Travis Mathes officiating

Visitation will be Friday, 6/11, at the church from 10:30 until the time of service.

Bob passed away Saturday afternoon, 6/5, at the Macon Health Care Center at Macon. Cremation rites were accorded.

He is survived by his wife, Marie Brown, of Memphis; four daughters: Heather and Bobby Durham of Macon, Missouri; PeJaye Brown of Kirksville, Missouri; Susan Buckallew of Memphis, Missouri; Sonjia and Doug High of Springfield, Missouri;Ten grandkids; Maggie Durham, Parker Durham, Owen Durham, Lincoln Brown, Livia Brown, Logan Buckallew(Ashley), Anna Buckallew(Darrin), Lance High(Katie), Scott High(Jenny), Chad High(Kelsey), and a special grandson Remington “Remi” Miller. Two sisters; Pat Proffitt and her husband David of Exline, IA and Reta “Peetal” Havard and her husband Don of New Sharon, Iowa. He is also survived by many special friends, nieces, and nephews.

Memorials are suggested to the Robert "Bob" Brown Scholarship Fund in care of Payne Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Madison St., Memphis, Missouri.

Online condolences may be shared with the Brown family by logging onto Payne's website at

Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis.