The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


June 8, 2013

Mildred Brown

— The graveside service for Mildred Jean Brown, 89 of Athens will be held at 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Jasper with Joe Teal officiating.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Spry Funeral Home.

Mrs. Brown died Friday, June 7, 2013, at Huntsville Hospital. She was born June 15, 1923, in Winston County to Erskine and Nancy Key. She was a member of First Baptist Church.

Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband, J.B. Brown; sons, Barney Brown and Glen Brown; and brother, E.C. Key.

Survivors include sons, Jim Brown and wife JoAnn of Madison and Mark Brown and wife Paddi of Bessemer; brother, Ken Key of Jasper; sister, Joyce West and husband Geri of Fort Walton Beach, Fla.; six grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Jason Chambers, David Perea, Chad Brown, Chuck Brown, Shawn Brown and Chris Key.

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