Dale Brown, 69, passed away Oct. 10 in Corona. He was born March 22, 1947, in Corona to the late Dale and Jonnie Fay (Minor) Brown. Dale was a member of the N.M. Bass Federation, a Corona Volunteer Firefighter and a Cottonwood Volunteer Firefighter. Dale will be greatly missed by all his family and friends. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Paula Ann Brown of Corona; sons, Chad Brown and Ginger Wills of Moriarty, and Heath and Sandra Brown of Lubbock, Texas; daughter, Monica Townsend of Corpus Christy, Texas; brother, Allen Brown of Willard, and daughter, Chelby Brown and sister, Sue Pruitt of Turkey, Texas; and daughter Grace Pruitt; four grandchildren, Hayley Hendricks and Chad Darren, Layton Brown, Chase Brown and Randa Brown. A viewing is scheduled for Oct. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Harris-Hanlon Mortuary in Moriarty. A graveside funeral service will be held Oct. 17 at 10 a.m. at the Corona Cemetery with Pastor Cal West officiating. Pallbearers will be Layton Brown, Chase Brown, Chad Darren Hendricks, Otalee Brown, Tyler Brown and Sam Brown. Troy Pruitt will be an honorary pallbearer. In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Corona Volunteer Fire Department in care of the Village of Corona.