Grover Dail Browning, 86, of Orange, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2013, at Baptist Hospital in Beaumont. Funeral services will be 10am, Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at First Baptist Church in Bridge City. Officiating will be Don Peters and Gerald Morris. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm, Monday at Claybar Funeral Home in Bridge City. Born in DeQuincy, Louisiana, on September 11, 1927, Grover was the son of Edward D. Browning and Alice Mae (Pickering) Browning. He served in the United States Air Force and later worked as a boilermaker for Local 587 until he retired. Grover was a member of First Baptist Church in Bridge City. He was an avid card and domino player. Grover also enjoyed reading westerns and woodworking. He coached little league and loved to watch sports. He was preceded in death by his parents; first wife, Fannie Browning; brother Chester Browning; and sisters, Violet Smith and Bertie Breaux. Grover is survived by his wife of 16 years, Dorothy Browning of Orange; daughters, Jo Alice Hammock and husband, Gary, of Toledo Bend, Jeanie Rucker and husband, Kelly, of Orange, Nancy Broden and husband, Scott, of Smyrna, TN, Lisa Giancola and husband, Ron, of Plano; grandchildren, Michael Die, Janie Lane, Kristin Mahesaniya, Carly Rucker, Silas Broden, Zane Broden, Briana Giancola, Branden Giancola; six great grandchildren; brothers, Hubert Browning, Faite Browning, Washie Browning; and sister, Betty Walker. Serving as pallbearers will be Gary Hammock, Kelly Rucker, Scott Broden, Ron Giancola, Michael Die, and Winston Breaux. Honorary pallbearers are brothers, Hubert Browning, Faite Browning, and Washie Browning.
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Oct. 15, 2013