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Billy Brown (1-25-16) service 1-30-16

Billy Otis Brown, 88, passed away on Monday, Jan. 25, in Florence, Alabama.
He was born in the Big Ivy Community in Hardin County, on Sept. 28, 1927, number four of nine children of Dixon Brown (1899-1969) and Myrtle Anna Tucker Brown (1907-2009).
On July 20, 1947, Billy married Charlyne Frank Brown (1931-2001) in Corinth, Mississippi and they have two children, Carolyn June Brown Stankaitis and Kathy Jean Brown Caudillo. He served in the United States Army; after his discharge he returned to Hardin County and lived there a short time before moving to Mishawaka, Indiana where he lived and worked.  After his retirement he moved to Florence, Alabama where he worked 25 years as one of the school system’s bus drivers.  
Funeral service was held on Saturday, Jan. 30, at 1 p.m., at Greenview Memorial Chapel, Florence, Alabama, with Rev. Don Lawrence officiating. Burial followed in Greenview Memorial Park.
Mr. Brown was preceded in death by siblings, Ruth Brown Nabors and Gaston Brown.
Other surviving family members are Kathy’s husband, Manuel Caudillo; grandsons, Jason and Jeffery Stankaitis and Michael Caudillo; great-granddaughter, Jasmine Lilyhonna Jones; and siblings, James Brown, Mary Jo Brown Johnson, Bettye Brown Miller, George Brown, Robert Brown and Wanda Brown Calvert.
Pallbearers were Jason Stankaitis, Jeffrey Stankaitis, Michael Caudillo, Todd Brown, Will Calvert and Wesley Calvert. 
An online guest book may be viewed and signed at
 Arrangements are by Greenview Funeral Home.

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