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William Earl “Bill” Brown

• Updated Nov 11, 2013 at 4:11 PM

Funeral services for Mr. Brown will be conducted 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12 at Bond Memorial Chapel with Bro. August Ruff Head officiating. Interment with military honors will follow at Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be 12-2 p.m. Tuesday at

Mr. Brown, 84, of Mt. Juliet, died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013. Mr. 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. Mr. 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.

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.