William Earl Brown, 84, Mt. Juliet, died Saturday, Nov. 9.
Brown was a member of Green Hill Church of Christ and was retired from Ford Motor Company. He was the son of the late, John and Effie Hopper Brown. Brown was also preceded in death by brother, Jerry Brown; sister, Ernestine Howarth and daughter, Sissy Hicks.
He is survived by: wife of 29 years, Janie Brown; sons, Jeff (Lisa) Brown and Gregg (Cathy) Brown; daughters, Susan Russell, Vivian Vanderburg, Becky Stewart and Mary Jane Hicks; sisters, Aliene Hardy and Joyce Wright; 12 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren
Funeral services were Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Brother August Ruff Head officiating. Interment with military honors followed at Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Active pallbearers will be Warren Smith, Mike Goodall, Alex Poteete, Aaron Jones, Hatton Wright and Vincent Lenning. Honorary pallbearers will be Elders and Deacons of Green Hill Church of Christ.
Visitation was Monday and Tuesday at Bond Memorial Chapel, N. Mt. Juliet Road and Weston Drive, Mt. Juliet, TN. (615)773-2663. Obit Line (615)641-2663, www.bondmemorial.com.