Eugene Brown, 45, of Beaumont passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2010 at Baptist Beaumont Hospital. A Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 18, at First United Pentecostal Church in Orange, with the Rev. Gary Wheeler and the Rev. Kindal Pierce officiating. Burial will follow at Autumn Oak Memorial Park in Orange. A visitation will be held from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Wednesday, at Dorman Funeral Home.

He was a native of Fort Riley, Kan., born on June 25, 1964 to parents, Ernest Paul Brown and Mary Frances (Chapman) Brown. He was a long time resident of Orange and Beaumont. He was a loving son, brother, and friend who will be dearly missed.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his father, Ernest Brown; and brother, David Paul Brown.

He is survived by his mother, Mary Brown of Orange; sisters, Eva Sue Brown of Louisiana, Starla Kay Nance and husband, Gene of Orange; brothers, Bobby Lee Brown and wife, Coleen of Beaumont, James Edward Brown and wife, Cristina of Orange; and numerous nieces and nephews.