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Garland Ray Brown

Graveside services celebrating the life of Garland Ray Brown will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, January 4, 2013 at Alexandria Memorial Gardens, with Reverend David Shaw officiating, under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria.

Mr. Brown, 87, of Alexandria, passed from this life on January 2, 2013, at Lexington House, Alexandria.

He was a member of Parkview Baptist Church. During his working career he was a dedicated Air Traffic Controller for the Federal Aviation Administration of which he retired after 35 years.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Dewey Brown and Catherine Furlow; and two sisters, Jerry Obitz and Jane Crider; and one brother, Wallace Brown.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife of 65 years, Harriet "Lou" Walker Brown; two sons, Donald Ray Brown and Gary Wayne Brown (wife Kathy); five grandchildren, Christy Coker, David Brown, Stacie Theodos, Meghann Brown and Spencer Brown; and six great grandchildren.

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Published in The Town Talk on Jan. 4, 2013
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