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Donel Curtis Brewer

Donel Curtis Brewer

January 24, 1940 – January 9, 2022

Don Brewer, 81, of Beebe passed away Sunday, January 9th. He was born January 24, 1940, in Collinwood, Tennessee to Lewis T. & Bessie Brewer.

Born and raised In Iron City, Tennessee Don graduated from Loretto High School in 1958. Don was working at John Deere in Moline, Illinois when he met and married Virginia Pinkerton in 1959. They had 3 daughters: Sherry, Vicki & Dindy and 1 son, Lenny. The family moved to McRae in 1972.

A faithful member and deacon at the First Baptist Church of McRae he taught the young couple’s class for decades, and also enjoyed leading an adult Sunday school class. Active in missions and prayer ministry he loved God, his family and people and touched many lives.
An avid sports fan, he enjoyed coaching for years and still enjoyed watching his great grandchildren play sports.

Don was proceeded in death by his parents and his wife of 44 years, Virginia and his son, Lenny and his 3 brothers L.T., Glenn and Gentry.

Those he leaves behind with cherished memories include his sister, Mabel Haney, children Sherry (Don) Carter, Vicki (Doug) James, Dindy (Gary) Williams and daughter-in-law Sherry Brewer; grandchildren: Ryan (Emily) Osborne, Amanda (Jonathan) Dobbins, Erik (Tiffany) James, Skyye (Stephen) Barker, Curtiss (Lindsay) Brewer, Coty (Amanda) Williams, Kyle (Tara) Williams, Elisha Carter, and 17 great-grandchildren; his second wife, Yvonne Patterson and bonus daughter Vickie (Lance) Albritton and her children: Adam & Anna Grace.

Visitation is Wednesday, January 12, 2022, from 1:00-2:00 p.m. and the funeral service will follow at 2:00 pm, with both being held at Valley Baptist in Searcy. He will be laid to rest at Weir Cemetery in McRae. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Searcy McEuen Funeral Home in Searcy.

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Braelyn James Feb 2 2022 11:49 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donel Brewer

Jason Johnston Jan 18 2022 2:11 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donel Brewer

Renee Webb Jan 12 2022 11:00 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donel Brewer

Addie Banks Jan 12 2022 8:28 PM

Many many prayers for each of you as you will have tough days ahead. Know that the lord is always there for you .

Portia Pierce Jan 12 2022 9:58 AM

Laurie and I are so sorry for your loss. I remember Don telling me to slow down on my dirt bike because he didn't want to be the one to find me in a ditch somewhere. I've finally listened to that advice. He was a good man and will be missed.

Eddie Pauley Jr Jan 12 2022 8:30 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donel Brewer

Georgia Dunn Jan 12 2022 6:34 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donel Brewer

Mark Cook Jan 11 2022 11:55 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Donel Brewer

Tracy Clark Jan 11 2022 10:25 PM

Don(Giggs & Ginny) as I always knew them until I was grown. He & Ginny meant so much to me growing up & to my Stephanie. Will never forget you, glad you are with our Lord & many from our earthly family. You are home & whole again. Loven& prayers to your family left here but we will all be together one blessed day!

Judy (Pearson)Bragg Jan 11 2022 9:54 PM

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