Marvin Leonard Brown
Marvin and Eula Brown in 1983.
Marvin was born in Elm Grove, Fayette County, Texas on November 2, 1906.
Elvis (“Pete”) and Marvin Brown in late 1909 or early 1910
Loan note dated 1931, co-signed by his grandfather, Nathan Washington Brown.
On November 30, 1932, Marvin married Eula Lee Bertling, in Flatonia, Fayette County, Texas.
On vacation in Branson, Missouri.
Gone fishing with his son, Sam.
Have a Coke and a smile!
The Flatonia Argus
January 24, 1952
Marvin and Eula Brown, in August 1964.
Marvin was a grocery store owner and a farmer.
“Mr. and Mrs. L.J. Sandera were owners of the Red and White Store for about 40 years. It was located across the road from Sharp Butane....Then the Sanderas retired and moved to LaGrange and sold the property to Marvin Brown who also handled nice groceries and good summer sausage.”
The Flatonia Argus, Newspaper, Flatonia, Texas, “Those Were the Days--Red & White Store,” 11 Sep 1997, p. 3.
Marvin and Eula’s house around 1970.
Marvin Brown, his Elm Grove grocery store pictured in the distance.