Jimmie Earl Brown

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Jimmie Earl Brown

July 18, 1947 - August 07, 2018

Jimmie Earl "Brownie" Brown, 71, Russiaville, passed away at 1:34 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2018, at St. Vincent Kokomo. He was born July 18, 1947, in Searcy, Arkansas. He was the son of the late John H. and Mamie (Smalley) Brown. On Aug. 30, 1969, he married Marilyn Erickson at First Baptist Church in Russiaville, and she survives.
Jimmie was a 1966 graduate of Western High School. He served in Vietnam with the United States Army from 1967 to 1968. He retired from Delphi Electronics after 35 years as a fork lift driver. Jimmie served as chaplain for many years with the Howard County Vietnam Veterans. He was a member of UAW Local 292, Bible Baptist Church and the VFW Post 1152. Jimmie was a fan of old Western movies, especially the ones with John Wayne, Roy Rogers, Hopalong Cassidy and Gene Autry.
Along with his wife, Marilyn, Jimmie is survived by his sons, C. Dale Brown and Frank W. (Miki) Brown; grandchildren, Caleb Brown and Natalie Brown; sisters, Rosetta Casey, Betty Worthington and Joyce (Brian) McNutt, along with several nieces and nephews.
Jimmie was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Anna Mae Morrison.
The family would like to express special gratitude to the VA staff from the Marion Veterans Hospital and the Harrison Township Fire Department for the exceptional compassion and care they gave to Jimmie and his family over the years.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018, at Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, with his son, Frank Brown, officiating. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memory Garden, with military honors provided by the United States Army and the Kokomo VFW Military Rites Team. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to help the family with final expenses. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.
Published on August 9, 2018
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Saturday August 11, 2018

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Stout & Son Funeral Home

200 East Main Street, Russiaville, IN, USA

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Saturday August 11, 2018

2:00 PM

Stout & Son Funeral Home

200 East Main Street, Russiaville, IN, USA

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