Revis Brown

Revis Brown

Revis Brown, 93, of Anna, died Friday, Sept. 6, 2019, at Union County Hospital in Anna. 

He was born on April 5, 1926, the son of Fred and Agnes Brown. 

He married Mary Basler on Dec. 20, 1958. 

Mr. Brown is survived by his wife, Mary Brown of Anna; a sister, Barbara Lair of Jonesboro; and a sister-in-law, Shelby Brown of Jonesboro. He was preceded in death by his parents and by a brother, Gail “Butch” Brown. 

Mr. Brown served in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II. He was wounded in action at Iwo Jima. He later reenlisted in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He then worked as a mapper for the U.S. Geological Society. 

Graveside services were at 11 a.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at the Mound City National Cemetery. Military rites were conducted by the American Legion Post No. 178 ritual team and the Marine Corps funeral honor detail. 

To view the obituary and to leave online condolences for the family, visit 

Rendleman & Hileman Funeral Home in Jonesboro was in charge of arrangements.

The Gazette-Democrat

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