Carolyn Faye Allen Brown “Meme“, age 76, of Decatur, passed away on Saturday, February 8 2020 at her home. She was born June 26, 1943.
She was preceded in death by parents, Fred and Mozelle Parris Allen; sister, Sara Joyce Allen Wilson; and brother-in-law, Ed Wilson.
Survived by husband, Wayne Brown of 58 years; daughter, Lisa (Tony) Charles; daughter of love, Becky (Velt) Harris; granddaughter, Colby (CJ) Oliver; grandson, Ryan (Kala) Aikman; granddaughter, Tiffany Charles; great-granddaughters, Chloe Grace Oliver and Molly Ann Aikman; brothers, Billy (Connie) Allen and David (Lavada) Allen; niece, Julie (Brett) Boyd; nephew, Shane Allen; great-niece, Kinslee Greene; and great-nephews, Chance Allen and Hunter Boyd.
She eloped and married the love of her life on Feb. 10, 1962. She loved her role as meme to grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and any children who ever met her.
A funeral service will be held in the chapel of Bowers Funeral Home at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 10, with the Rev. Jimmy Lewis and Rev. Travis Shaver officiating. Pallbearers will be DeWayne Gibson, Shane Allen, Jordan Anderson, Derek Colbaugh, Brett Boyd and Velt Harris.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home on Monday, Feb. 10, prior to the service. Interment will be in the Shiloh Cemetery on Tuesday, Feb. 11, at 11 a.m.
Bowers Funeral Home is honored to serve the Brown family.