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Wayne Brown

d. November 27, 2016

Wayne Brown, age 93, of Cantrall, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2016 at the Villa Health Care East in Sherman.

He is survived by wife, Lela; daughter, Rose (Don) Grant; two sons, Edward (Christina) Brown and Terry (Nancy) Brown; two grandchildren, Elizabeth and Caleb Brown; and several nieces and nephews.

Wayne is preceded in death by his parents, Oscar and Mary Jane; brother, John Brown; sister, Edna Tebrugge; and several aunts and uncles.

He was born on August 26, 1923 in Springfield, Illinois.

Wayne worked for Sangamo Electric for over thirty years and farmed.

He was a Shriner, Mason, Farm Bureau Member, and a member of Westside Christian Church.

Wayne served in the United States Army.

Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11:00 AM on Friday, December 2, 2016 at Strode Cemetery near Cantrall.

Rev. Gary Winkleman will be officiating

Memorials can be made to Strode Cemetery.


  1. Terry, Nancy and entire Brown Family,

    So sorry to learn of your loss, may th memories you share keep him close in your heart.

    With Sympathy,

    Johnnie & Roger
    Port Charlotte, FL

  2. To the family of Wayne, I would like to offer my sympathy. I enjoyed being Wayne’s mailman for many years, and our short conversations whenever we met at his mailbox, or signed for a certified letter. He will be forever in my memory as someone that enriched my life.

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