Fred L. Brown, 85, of Vidor, died Monday, July 11, at his residence. A native of Waycross, GA., he has lived in Vidor since 1974 and was a CPA Attorney, and a controller for Roger Brothers Enterprises in Beaumont. He served his country in the United States Navy.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 16, at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Vidor, under the direction of Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Restlawn Memorial Park in Vidor.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Friday, July 15, at Memorial Funeral Home.

Fred was preceded in death by his parents, E. Harry and Viola Brown; sisters, Magdalene Grindstaff and Barbara Walker.

He is survived by his wife, Macksene Brown of Vidor; sons, Fred L. Brown, Jr of Grand Prairie, George E. Brown of Palatka, FL., Stacey K. Brown of Pearland, Bruce W. Brown, and Mack E. Brown, both of Vidor; daughters, Bonnie B. Chadwick of Carrollton, TX., Marty J. Johanson of Katy, and Charlene Ashworth of Vidor; sister, Bertha Mae Kingsbury of Salt Lake City, UT.; forty grandchildren; and sixty great grandchildren.