DEXTER -- James Lloyd "Brownie" Brown, 82, died March 18, 2005, at his home.
Born Nov. 18, 1922, in Dexter, son of the late Jess and Lura May Wilson Brown, he was a 1941 graduate of Dexter High School and a retired farmer and salesman for Vowels Tire Company. A U.S. Army veteran of World War II, he received the Philippine Liberation Ribbon and Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon. A life member of the Hale-Swinger VFW Post in Dexter and a member of the American Legion, he was also a past exalted ruler of the Dexter Elks Lodge. He was of the Baptist belief.
On Nov. 10, 1944, in Piggott, Ark., he married Thelma Mossman who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two brothers, Bob Brown of Chaffee and Marion Brown of Dexter; two sisters, Ruth Coffey of Dexter and Willene Swinger of Williamsville; one grandson and his wife, Tim and Carolyn Fowler of Dexter; and five great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, Linda S. Fowler, on Dec. 12, 2000; three sisters, Mildred Tippen, Myrtle Millington and Clara Baker; and one grandson.
Visitation is from 9 a.m. until time for service at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. The Rev. Doyle Corlew of Dexter will officiate.
Burial with full military honors by the Stoddard County Veterans Honor Team will follow in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.