Donald Smith "Brownie" Brown, 77, of Garrett, died July 29, 2012, at Meyersdale Medical Center. Born Feb. 22, 1935, in Meyersdale, the son of the late Frank and Catherine (Smith) Brown. Preceded in death by his brothers: Kenneth and Ralph Brown; sisters: Betty Fisher, Florence Brown and Margaret Brown; and granddaughter, Drake Elizabeth Sheeler. Survived by his wife of 57 years, the former Gladys Fisher; daughters: Susan Marie Lasure Valentine and husband William, Lilly; Tammy E. Gauden and husband Stephen, Garrett; grandchildren: Brandi Lasure, Cody, Montana and Peyton Sheeler; step-grandchildren: Krista Krause, Jennifer Topper, Michael, Christine, Ashley and Jason Gauden; beloved great-granddaughter, Violette Lasure; brothers: Robert Brown, Meyersdale and Frank Brown Jr., Windber; sisters: Evelyn Dunmeyer and Nina Werner, both of Meyersdale; and Mildred Bittner, Berlin. Also survived by special friends: Leon Mishler, Jimmy Walker, Randy Lasure, and Robert and Jennifer Fritz. Member of Amity United Church of Christ, Meyersdale, the Roof Garden Chorus, and Heart and Soul Quartet. He loved working outside, gardening and spending time with his family. At Brownie’s request, there will be no visitation or viewing. A memorial service will be conducted Wednesday, Aug. 1, 2012, at 11 a.m. at Amity United Church of Christ, Meyersdale. Rev. Harold Garlick officiating. Arrangements by William Rowe Price Funeral Home Inc., www.WilliamRowePrice.com.