Derric Allen Brown, age 17, of Wewoka, passed away in the Seminole Hospital in Seminole on October 2, 2009. He was born in Spokane, Washington on February 5, 1992 to Jeffery Allen Smith and Virginia Kay Brown. He attended Allen Schools before marrying Megan Vandusen on June 19, 2008.
Survivors include: Megan Brown, of the home; two children: Christopher Allen Brown and Aaron Micheal Brown, of the home; his father: Jeffery Allen Smith and Lannette of Kentucky; mother: Virginia Kay Brown McGovern of Atwood; three brothers: Jon Brown, Wesley McGovern and Alec Brown of Atwood; maternal grandmother: Edith Pinto and husband, Gilbert, of Spokane, Washington; maternal grandfather: Harold Brown of Spokane, Washington; paternal grandfather: Kenneth Smith of Arizona; uncle: Matthew Smith of California as well as many other aunts and uncles. He also leaves many special friends including Duane Fenwick, Zack Webster, and Jillian Baldinger. He was preceded in death by an uncle, Dave Brown; great aunt, Dot Teeter, his paternal grandmother, Patsy Leech; and both maternal grandparents.
Memorial services were held at 10:00 am Wednesday, October 7, 2009 at Hudson-Phillips Funeral Home in Holdenville with Reverend Jess Power officiating and 3:30 pm, Friday, October 9, 2009 at the Church of God of Prophecy with Brother Ed Rutherford officiating.