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Frankie Brown


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Frankie Brown Obituary
Frankie Josephine Brown, 81, died, Sunday July 3, under the care of Citrus Hills Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born December 1, 1934 in Lecanto to Bennett and Jeffie Davis King, the youngest of their seven children. She is descended from the pioneer King, Davis and Allen families of Lecanto.
She grew up in Lecanto attending the old Lecanto Grammar School and Crystal River High School Class of 1952. She was called Frankie Jo or Jo most of her life. She graduated from the Gordon Keller School of Nursing in Tampa in 1956 and became a Registered Nurse. She stopped nursing in 1971 when she married Dr. Alfred Brown. They had homes in Inverness and Homosassa.
She was preceded in death by her former husband and her parents Bennett and Jeffie King and also by five of her siblings, Larry Wayne King, John Bennett King, Dorothy Grannan, Henry King, and Shan Forrest.
She is survived by her brother Jeff King, She was predeceased by niece Virginia Berry, and nephews Robert King, Bill King and Jeff Grannan. She is survived by nieces Margaret Fagan, Michelle Harris, Rebecca King, Cara Scheffler, Beth King, Ellen Jordan and Kelly Forrest. She is survived by nephews John Grannan, Paul Grannan, Steve King, Scott King, J.D. King, and Eddie Forrest.
She spent the final years of her life caring for her beloved animals. She was predeceased by dogs Max, Lacey and Jacey and cats Tinker, Georgia, Charlie Brown, Trouble , Stingray, Mr. Johnson, Hosie, Linus, Lucy, Bogey, Bacall, Dexter, Precious, Doodle, Scottie, and Sammy. She is survived by her cat Marley.
Strickland Funeral Home and Crematory of Crystal River is assisting the family with private cremation arrangements.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on July 17, 2016
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