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Winston, Gerald Brownfield "Gerry"

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Brownfield, Gerald Winston,
died May 23, 2011. Gerald was born in Lunsford, Arkansas, on August 2, 1919, to George Woodson Brownfield and the former Mary Margaret Carr. He was educated in the public schools of Lake City and Jonesboro, Arkansas. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps before going to Detroit to work for the Ford Motor Company from which he joined the first peacetime draft for military service in 1941. Because of Pearl Harbor he did not get discharged until 1946 after having served in the China-Burma-India theater. He was one of ten men who climbed Mount Victoria in Burma to set up radio communications for the British.
After the war he returned to the Ford Motor Compamny but later entered the home insulation business. He also operated a resturant for several years in the Detroit area.
He married Florence Elizabeth Konstenius in 1949. She survives him as do four children, Faye Evelyn Brownfield of Agoura Hills, Gene Winston Brownfield of Taipei, Taiwan, Janice Elizabeth Brownfield of Orange, and Timothy Mark Brownfield of Tustin. He also leaves a grandson, Erick Winston Brownfield of Tustin.
He was preceded in death by is parents; four sisters, Frances Carter, Alda Sides, Esther Brownfield, and Edna Nolan, and four brothers, George Samuel Empson, William, Ralph Harold, and W. Carr Brownfield.
A Funeral Service will be held on Sunday, May 29, 2011 at 3:00 pm in Grace Harbor Church, 12881 Newport Ave., Tustin. Burial will be in Jonesboro, Arkansas.
Saddleback Chapel

 

Mortuary: Abbey Bat Kol Funeral Services

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