Van Austin Brown
Van Austin Brown, 76, of Wilmar died Thursday, August 3 at the Bradley County Medical Center. He was born May 18th, 1941 in Warren, a son of the late Ollie Brown and Lura White Brown. He served his country in the United States Navy.
He was also preceded in death by brothers James Ollie Brown, Ricky Don Brown and Roy Dwayne Brown, and a sister, Mammie Ilene Brown Harton.
He is survived by one son, Bob Brown of Hermitage; three daughters Becky Hildebrand of Flora, Ill and Tonya Loveless and Katy Fortenberry, both from the Valley community; 10 grandchildren, Jim Austin Brown, April Nicole Everheart, Dustin McKinzie Brown, Justin Kyle Hildebrand, Jarrad Lee Hildebrand, Branden Lee Jones, David Ashton Jones, Benjamin Dwight Loveless, John Austin Cruce and Jaci Analeigh Fortenberry; and 14 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was at 4 p.m. Monday, August 7 at Frazer’s Chapel with Rev. Gary Carter and Rev. Kevin Dunn officiating. Burial was in 16th Section Cemetery by Frazer’s Funeral Home.
Online guestbook: www.frazerfuneralhome.com.