Heflin - Gerald B. Brown, 85, died Sunday, August 18, 2013, at his residence. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today, August 20, 2013, at Dryden Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Kenneth Howell, and Rev. Bobby Garner officiating. Burial will follow in Lower Cane Creek Cemetery. Survivors include his wife, Helen Brown, of Heflin; sons, Gary (Kay) Brown, of Attalla, and Ricky (Karen) Brown, of Heflin; sister, Norma Jean (L.V.) Yates, of Heflin; brothers, Russell Brown, of Heflin, and James "Scotter" (Ruth) Brown, of Robbinsville, N.C.; grandchildren, Jeremy Brown, Jordan Brown, and Phil Amason Jr. Pallbearers will be Greg Lumpkin, Keith Brown, David Brown, Mike Skinner, Ken Skinner, Charlie Cochran, and Scotty Swafford. Mr. Brown was a resident of Heflin for most of his life. He was a retired carpenter and member of Edwardsville Baptist Church. Gerald was a devoted and loving husband, Daddy, and Granddaddy who will be missed greatly. He was preceded in death by a sister, Nancy Faye Skinner, and a brother, Arvid Brown. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to; Edwardsville Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 145, Edwardsville, AL 36261. Dryden Funeral Home 256-463-2287 Visit our website: drydenfuneralhome.com
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Dryden Funeral Home
1467 Almon Street Heflin, AL 36264
Published in The Anniston Star on Aug. 20, 2013