SIKESTON - James E. "Joe" Brown, 67, died at 12:53 p.m. April 28, 2003, at his home.
Born May 27, 1935, in Sikeston, son of the late James E. and Kathleen Monan Brown, he was a painter with his father and brothers in Sikeston before becoming disabled. He was a charter member of Sikeston Eagles Aerie 3319.
On Sept. 3, 1960, in Sikeston, he married Ruth Loveless who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two brothers, Bobby Brown of Las Vegas, Nev., and Terry Brown of Sikeston; and three sisters, Jackie Lasters of Memphis, Tenn., Billie Woods of Bertrand and Marilyn Burch of Sikeston.
No services are planned.
Blanchard Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.