Arval Clark Brown Jr., 93, passed away Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at Gibson General Hospital.

He was born in Princeton, Indiana, September 17, 1922 to the late Arval Brown Sr. and Rella (Thompson) Brown.

Arval was a self employed farmer all of his life, a deacon for over 50 years, and a lifetime member of the Bethlehem General Baptist Church.

He is proceeded in death by his wife, Monzell Brown of 65 years and his sister, Janice Ingram. Survivors include his son, David (Randa) Brown; daughter, Rella Mae (Gary) Bush; brother, John (Katherine) Brown; grandchildren, Julie (James) Holzmeyer, Chad Brown, Aimee (Steve) Day, Jamie (Matt) Alexander, Adam (Stacey) Bush, DeWayne Bush, Brittan (Abby) Bush, and Tim Bush; 19 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. Tuesday March 29, at the Bethlehem General Baptist Church with Rev. Ron Austin and Rev. John Motz officiating. Burial will be in the Columbia White Church cemetery.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until service time.