Early Gaines Brown, Jr.


Early Gaines Brown, Jr.
Early Gaines Brown, Jr.

Early Gaines Brown, Jr., 78, of Amarillo, Texas passed away on February 15, 2022. His family takes great comfort in the fact that he is with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for all of eternity.

Private family services will be held in the near future.
Gaines was born in Amarillo, Texas on May 14, 1943, to Early Gaines Brown and Maxine Pearl Traylor, where he lived a long and happy life.
Survivors include his long-time best friend and partner Lisa Flanagan; his two daughters and their spouses: Leslie Worley (Jim) and Darcy Collins (Jeff); and his five grandsons: Jesse Worley (Kristian), Benjamin Worley, Christian Collins (Emily), Beau Collins and Colby Collins; and three great-grandchildren Levi, River and Alora Worley. Gaines also had many special church family and friends.
Gaines had a great love for dogs all of his life, especially his beloved Coco. He was known to have adopted many stray and rescue dogs and also a few cats along the way. The family asks for donations to be made in his name to the Amarillo SPCA as this organization was close to his heart. Please follow this link to make your donation: https://www.amarillospcashelter.com/

28 Replies to “Early Gaines Brown, Jr.”

  1. Gaines was a great friend. I will miss our phone chats and the great connection we had while working for Baker & Taylor. We enjoyed his MIchigan visit and our visit with him in Amarillo, where we met you Lisa. You and family are in our thoughts and prayers. We hope you will keep in touch

  2. Lisa I’m so sorry for your loss! Gaines was always a special friend to me. Always greeted me with that bear hug. I will miss him greatly!

  3. So sorry for your loss! Loved Gaines like a second dad when we were growing up! Love you Darcy and sending the whole family prayers and hugs. Lisa, so sorry for the loss of your love.

  4. Gaines, you will be missed. I especially will miss you and your witty ways.
    Lisa, we are praying for you and the family. If we can be of help you know how to get in contact with us. You are both loved and we know he is with Jesus and we are assured we will see him again in heaven.

  5. Lisa, We are so sorry and heartbroken to hear about Gaines. He was such a good friend and he will be dearly missed. We look forward to seeing him again soon! May you and the family be immersed in God’s comfort and peace.

    1. Thank you Steve and Melanie. Gaines and I always enjoyed our times together with you both when you were still in Amarillo. Thank you for the prayers and as we know, Gaines is where it counts and oh what a celebration is going on with his family already there. Love you both!!!!

    1. Hutch and Glenda, Thank you both. We always enjoyed seeing you for a meal. Going to Polk Street Car Night, Make A Wish Car Shows, etc. Thank you for the prayers. We will get together again when things are a little better. Love you both!!!!!

  6. Many prayers and much love for you and your family. May our Load comfort all of you at this time and grant you the peace that passes all understanding.

  7. Prayers for comfort and peace Lisa and the entire family🙏 I love this mans love for God and making me feel special when I would talk to you both❤️

  8. Glen & I are missing you already Gaines, love you!
    Lisa, we love you sister & are looking forward to our time together!

  9. May The Lord comfort all of you during this difficult time. And may you soon rejoice in your sadness knowing that Gaines is with Our Saviour.

  10. A Good Man, a Good Life, a Good Death…Gaines is where we all desire to be. Our condolence on those who are enduring the loss of this amazing man . He will be missed by many. We pray for peace to the family. God bless you.

  11. My sincerest condolences to all the family and especially to my dear friend Lisa. As Christians we know that someday our reward will be in Heaven and we will get to see them again 🙌what a day of rejoicing that will be! 🤗❤️Continuous prayers to all for strength in the coming weeks, years. 🙏🏻🙏🏻🙏🏻

  12. Knowing how you all, best friends and family, will miss Gaines, my wife and I pray for God’s comfort and solace as you adjust to his earthly absence. So glad Gaines is with the Lord!

  13. Please accept my condolences on the loss of your beloved dad, grandad and great grandad and partner. I’m sure he will be missed always.
    God bless you all🙏🏻

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