Worley M. BROWN(1925 - 2014)


Worley M. Brown, 88, of Independence, KY, formerly of Williamsburg, OH, died Tuesday, February 4, 2014 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, KY. Worley was born on December 22, 1925 in Harrodsburg, KY to the late Lindsey and Mabel Harris Brown. He was a decorated WWII Navy Veteran, earning a Presidential Unit Citation and a Purple Heart while at Iwo Jima. He served on the naval destroyer USS Bryant in the Saipan-Tinian, Palau, Surigao Strait, Iwo Jima, and Okinawa missions. He was a retired construction foreman W. L. Harper Co. in Hebron and owned Brown's Marine in Williamsburg, Ohio and a 50 year member of Linwood F & AM Masonic Lodge # 567 of Norwood, OH. He is survived by his wife Alice Goodridge Brown; sons, Paul (Linda) Leek of Walton, KY and Michael (Bobbie) Leek of Independence, KY; daughter, Patricia (Tim) Glauer of Ashland, OH; sisters, Mildred Spry and Juanita Meyer, both of Cincinnati; 10 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Monday, February 10, at MIDDENDORF-BULLOCK FUNERAL HOME, HEBRON. Visitation will begin there Monday at 11:00 a.m. Interment at Hebron Lutheran Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to 644 Linn Street, Suite 1026 Cincinnati, Ohio 45203. On-line guest book at www.middendorfbullock.com

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Published in The Cincinnati Enquirer on Feb. 8, 2014