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William Allen Brown
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Birth: Apr. 30, 1930
Danville
Morgan County
Alabama, USA
Death: Jun. 30, 2009
Battle Creek
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA

The Decatur Daily -- Thursday, July 2, 2009

William A. Brown, 79, of Battle Creek, Mich., died June 30, 2009. He was born April 30, 1930, in Danville, the son of Walter and Mary McDaniel Staggs Brown. He married Viola McLemore on Oct. 24, 1946, in Decatur, and she survives.

Bill served our country in the mid-1950s. He was a member of the American Legion in Battle Creek. He first worked for City Window in Kalamazoo, had his own fishing charter out of Manistee, Mich., and owned Browns Concrete in Battle Creek and Kalamazoo, retiring in 1995, after 40 years of service. He was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Besides his wife, Viola, he is survived by his children, Gail (Randy) Greenway, Brenda (Don) Konkle and Tammy (Tony) Garber, all of Battle Creek, Tina (Marvin) King of Decatur and Tonya (Daniel) Cole of Moulton; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one daughter, Diane Brown; and one great-grandchild, Chase.

Funeral will be Saturday, July 4, 2009, at 1 p.m. at Johnson Chapel United Methodist Church in Danville with Dr. Milan Dekich officiating and Peck Funeral Home directing. Burial will follow in Johnson Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation will be Saturday from 10 a.m. until noon at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Randy Greenway, Donald Konkle, Tony Garber, Marvin King Sr., Daniel Cole, Robbie Fortner, Marvin King Jr. and Andrew Garber.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Allen Brown (1909 - 1960)
  Mary Frances McDaniel Staggs (1911 - 1997)
 
 Spouse:
  Viola McLemore Brown (1931 - 2016)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Johnson Chapel United Methodist Church Cemetery
Danville
Morgan County
Alabama, USA
Plot: not known
 
Created by: Gene Hill
Record added: Jul 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38969796
William Allen Brown
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William Allen Brown
Added by: Gene Hill
 
 
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Daddy, I miss you so much. I love you.
- Tammy Garber
 Added: Mar. 30, 2011
Thank you for your service, Mr. Brown. May you rest in peace.
- Gene Hill
 Added: Jul. 2, 2009
 
 
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