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William K. "W.K." Brown

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William K. "W.K." Brown

Funeral services for The Honorable William K. "W.K." Brown, Louisiana State Representative will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, July 18, 2011 in the Chapel of Hixson Brothers, Alexandria with Dr. B. David Brooks and Reverend David F. Boothe officiating. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Ball with Military Honors by the Alexandria/Pineville Veterans Honor Guard.

Visitation will be at Hixson Brothers, Alexandria Monday, July 18, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. until time of service.

Mr. Brown, 88, of Alexandria, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2011 at CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital.

Mr. Brown graduated from Dry Prong High School, Dry Prong, La. He attended Louisiana State University where he received his BS Degree in 1949 and ME Degree in 1956. He was the owner of W.K. Brown Insurance Agency, Alexandria from 1960-1974; Representative for the State of Louisiana Grant and Rapides Parishes from 1960-1972; Rapides Parish Manpower Program for Rapides Parish Police Jury from 1974-1977; State of Louisiana Department of Education as the Special Assistant of Superintendent of Education from 1977-1984. He was a United States Navy Veteran of World War II; a member of the American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Association of Retired Persons.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Irene Rhodes Brown, Sr. and his eleven brothers and sisters.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Mae Foster Brown; daughter, Susan Chlotilde Brown Miller; sister-in-law, Chlotilde Foster Carlisle and brother-in-law, Leroy "Pete" Clark and a host of other family members and many friends.

Pallbearers honored to serve will be James "Jay" Bankston, Cole Churchman, Michael Walters, Julian Perry, Clay Churchman and Mark Parker.

Honorary pallbearers will be L.R. "Pop" Hataway, Dr. Clarence Golemon, Leroy 'Pete" Clark, Jim Delaney and Dr. Mixon Bankston.

Flowers are welcome; Memorials may be made to the 3717 Government St., Suite 7, Alexandria, LA 71302.

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Published in The Town Talk on July 17, 2011
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