Brown, Cecil Eugene (LaFayette)

Friday, February 1, 2013

Cecil Eugene Brown, 82, of LaFayette, GA, died  Wednesday, January 30, 2013.

She was preceded  in  death  by her sisters,  Betty  Lou  Handcock;  brothers,  Earl  Brown,  Fred Brown,  Charles  Brown  and  Thomas  Brown.

Survived  by  loving  wife  of  59  years,  Louise  Brown;  daughters,  Wanda  (Terry)  Banks,  of   Dalton,  Jane  Brown and  Debbie  Brown  both  LaFayette;  son,  Donald  Eugene  (Deborah)  Brown of  Dalton; six  grandchildren; eight  great-grandchildren;  sisters-in-law,  Thelma  Brown  and  Bobbie Jean  Brown; and  several  nieces  and  nephews.

Funeral will be from  the  Wallis  Memorial  Chapel  Saturday, February 2 at 2 p.m. Service will be conducted  by  Rev.  George  Palmer. Interment will follow in  the  LaFayette  Memory  Gardens.

Family  will  receive  friends  at  the  funeral  home  Friday, February 1 from 4-8 p.m.

The  arrangements  are  by  Wallis-Wilbanks  Funeral  Home,  LaFayette.

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