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Rayford Freeman "Brownie" Brown
Birth: May 23, 1917
Chambers County
Alabama, USA
Death: Nov. 6, 1987
Pierce County
Washington, USA


U.S. Army WWII.

His nickname was "Brownie" because that's what my grandmother always called him.

Son of Lloyd Woodson Brown (1890-1975) & Annie Mae (Freeman) Brown (1892-1969).

Brother to Cloyd M. (1915-1945 KIA), Dorice (1919-1951), Arzelia, Edna (1924-2004), Elton and Joan.

Husband of Seawillow (Bozarth) Brown (1918-1986).

Father of Seawillow Rae (Brown) Vonheeder-Rolly, and Maj. Daryl Freeman Brown Sr (USAF).

Beloved Grandfather to Kim Vonheeder, Kelli (Vonheeder) Prader, Danica (Brown) Love, Kristan (Brown) Corsiglia, Hilary (Brown) Jones, and CPL Daryl F. Brown Jr (USMC).

Great grandfather of Nathan Love, Kyra F. Love, Austin C. Prader, Emma C. Love, Gracie R. Prader, Jillian J. Corsiglia, Bianca C. Brown, and Gavrie Jones.

He served his country, lost his brother at Iwo Jima, and instilled a great sense of service to country, honor, and bravery in his children and grandchildren.

Grandpa Brown died when I was just 8, so my memories of him aren't the best.I remember he was a big man, over 6'2, who always had a ready laugh and had a wonderful sense of humor. And I remember than when grandma passed away, he was totally lost. He came to live with us for a short time after that, and his smile was gone. He died of broken heart syndrome. He had only lived a year and a half after grandma. 
Family links: 
  Lloyd Woodson Brown (1890 - 1975)
  Annie Mae Freeman Brown (1892 - 1969)
  Seawillow Silvia Bozarth Brown (1918 - 1986)*
  Cloyd Maurice Brown (1915 - 1945)*
  Rayford Freeman Brown (1917 - 1987)
  Dorice Frazier Brown (1919 - 1951)*
  Joan Blondell Brown Phillips (1931 - 2008)*
*Calculated relationship
Mountain View Memorial Park
Pierce County
Washington, USA
Created by: D. Brown Love
Record added: Mar 05, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 10560362
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