H. C. Brothers, 69, of Paragould, passed away Friday, August 2, 2019. He was born April 16, 1950, in Boonesville, Mississippi, to Herbert and Velma Brothers. H.C. was a Vietnam Army Veteran. He was a hard worker and he especially enjoyed mechanic work. He was an avid fisherman and hunter. H. C. deeply loved his family and was a kind, gentle soul that never met a stranger. His favorite Bible verses were Romans 8:28-38. The Lord is greater than any high or low.
H. C. was preceded in death by his parents; stepfather, Melvin Jones; daughter, Tina Brothers; brothers, Jimmy and Robert Jones; sisters, Nevida Henley, Gail Gilkerson, and Linda Jones; and father in law and mother in law, Rayburn and Betty Johnson.
Survivors include his wife of 41 years, Sandy Brothers; son and daughter in law, Adam and Devin Brothers; daughter and fiancé, Teresa Brothers and Jeremy Stone; brother and sister in law, John and Amanda Jones; sisters and brothers in law, Mandy and Jerry Roush, and Bertha and Dean Ivy; and grandchildren, Kyler Morris, Kaylee Brothers, Kendall Brothers, and Ryleigh Stone.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, August 6, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home. The military honors service will begin at 7:00 p.m. in the Center Hill Chapel of Phillips Funeral Home.
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