Dorothy Brown

Obituary of Dorothy Beatrice Brown

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Spencer, TN-Dorothy Beatrice Brown, age 85, passed from this life Thursday March 17, 2022 at Life Care of Sparta. She was born on July 29, 1936 to the late Johnny Beecher and Louella Smith Brown. Dorothy was a resident of the Doyle Community and attended Clark’s Chapel Church of God.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by husband; Thurston Billy Brown, brothers; Johnny Beecher “J. B.” Brown, Charles Brown, Ernest “Runt” Brown, Erbie Brown, Willard Brown and L. B. Brown, sisters; Ruby Ann Brown, Lucille Henry and Willene Brown.

Dorothy is survived by her loving family, sons; Billy Leon (Darlene) Brown and Johnny David (Sandra) Brown, grandchildren; Brad (Dawn) Brown, Brandon (Paige) Brown, Brittney Norris and John (Jennie) Measles, great-grandchildren; Issac, Aliviah, Ezra and Zade Brown, Raelan Norris, Ty and Reagan Measles, sister-in-law; Betty Brown. Several nieces, nephews and extended family also survive.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday March 19, 2022 at 2:00pm in the Layne Chapel with Bro. Danny Rogers and Bro. Jason Stevens officiating.  Burial will follow in the Corinth Cemetery (White County).  Visitation times are Friday 4:00pm to 9:00pm and Saturday 10:00am till time of service at 2:00pm.

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Layne Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Spencer in charge of arrangements. (931) 946-4444