Jean Delbert Brown, Jr.

November 11, 1951 - January 20, 2021

Jean Delbert Brown, Jr., 69, of Prairieville, Louisiana, formerly of Port Neches, died Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. He was born November 11, 1951, in Leesville, Louisiana, to Augusta Marie Holscher Brown and Jean Delbert Brown, Sr.

Jean was a United States Air Force veteran. He was a US Air Force maintenance supervisor for T-38 jets. He was also a long-time member of the Masonic Lodge. For thirty-two years, he was employed with OxyChem, Convent, Louisiana as a utility technician. Jean was a 1970 graduate of PNG High School where he was a former middle linebacker from 1967 until 1970. He graduated from Lamar University with his Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice.

Jean loved watching football and baseball, especially, LSU. He also enjoyed cooking, fishing, and playing golf.

Survivors include his wife, Becky Boorman Brown, of Prairieville, Louisiana; children, Dr. Jeremy Brown and wife, Alison, of Benton, Louisiana; Jason Brown, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana; and Jennifer McCormick and husband, George, of Houston, Texas; eight grandchildren; sister, Nanette Kimball and husband, Robert, of Pineland, Texas; brother, James Brown and wife, Dana, of Beaumont, Texas; brother-in-law, Tim Pallone; sister-in-law, Jackie B. Murphy and husband, Derris, all of Houston, Texas; and six nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Augusta and Jean Brown, Sr.; and siblings, John Brown; Susie Brown; and Sallie Pallone.

A gathering of Mr. Brown’s family and friends will be from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Friday, January 29, 2021, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral service will be 10:00 a.m., Saturday, January 30, 2021, at Broussard’s, with his interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

Memorial contributions may be made to C/O PNG Class of 1970, 1423 Luling, Nederland, Texas 77627.

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Kathy Simmons

Brother-in-law— Rest In Peace and calm. Remember the good times.

Rick & Grace (GG) Byars

Becky, we are so sorry for your loss. Jean was such a one of a kind, he was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, and a dear friend. I feel lucky to have known him, and will always remember his humor, and laughter. Please accept our condolences, Love Rick and GG

Glenn A Riley

True friend thru the decades. Surely missed. Sincere condolences to family.

Ray & Sondra Thompson

Praying for peace and comfort in this time for all Jean touched in his life. Ray & Sondra Thompson

Karen Woodrom Pursell

My sweet Jean, our shared grief over John’s death bonded us forever, though we shared it through heartfelt hugs more than words. My heart is happy that you are now with John, your family and friends once again. Please give hugs to the Indian faithful from us, and a special big one to John, our dad and Uncle Ken. I will miss your presence in so many ways, but look forward to our forever reunion as we continue “down the trails of victory” ? Love you forever, Karen and the Woodrom family ✝️ Precious Carol, so much love to you, Jeremy, and Jason. Praying for God to comfort each of you and heal your hurting hearts.. love you, forever friend✝️ Dear Becky, praying for your comfort and peace during this difficult time. Much love, . ✝️

Ted Jeter

Jean was a long time bud since jr. high. He will be sorely missed by all my heart goes out to his family. and friends.

James Chisholm

Jean and i were team mates for the PN-G Indians for two years where in 1968-69 when we won District Champs for the first time in 9 years. Jean was always a great person to be around !

Jack Odom

I'm so sorry to hear this...My condolences to all family. I worked at OxyChem in Convent for 20 years... Jean was a gentle giant of a man. Always smiling , friendly and never a bad word from him. A good worker and kind man. Jack Odom

mona brittain

Jean could brighten anyone's day and every corner of the halls at PN-G.

Shawn Ryals

Merry thanksgiving Becky I will be praying for you and the family.. my heart aches foe you as I know we will all miss Bro. Jean’s smile, laughter and joy he always had. Whenever he was around someone. He always made my day when he would come to pick up Barley after being groomed. Brother Jean’s s kind words and smiles and laughter would get me though even the roughest days . My thoughts and prayers go out to you dear sister Becky.

Alicia Draper

Jeremy & Alison Brown,We love you so much and send our deepest condolences to you and the rest of the family. I pray God brings you all comfort in the difficult days ahead. Jeremy, I love you twin. May great memories bring always bring you happiness. Brett & Alicia Draper Bossier City , La