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John W. Browning Sr.


1929 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
John W. Browning Sr. Obituary
John W. Browning, Sr.

Byhalia, Ms

John W. Browning, Sr., passed away on Tuesday, February 14th, 2017. He was preceded in death by his parents, Clifton and Bessie Browning and his sister, Lena Fae Cooke. Mr. Browning is survived by his children, John W. Browning, Jr. (Carol), Lisa Browning, Jeff Browning (Rebecca) and Tammy Hobbs (Ricky), eight grandchildren, and nine great grandchildren. From humble beginnings, Mr. Browning rose to achieve things that no one would have expected. Through Hard work and a positive attitude, nothing was impossible. He was known for helping others less fortunate and believed he was always doing the right thing. Early in life, he started working in insurance. He progressed to natural gas productions, moving on to build Hamco Petroleum in Lockhart, Texas. He built various recreational facilities such as Grand Valley Lakes in Saulsbury Tennessee and many homes with Superior Homes in Benton, Illinois. He was also a member of Collierville Church of Christ. All services are private. In lieu of customary remembrances, the family suggests contributions to or the Wounded Warriors Project.
Published in The Commercial Appeal on Feb. 16, 2017
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