James L. Brown


James L. Brown, 88, of Paris, Illinois, formerly of Prairie Creek, died Feb. 11, 2019. He was retired from Commercial Solvents.
He was born Oct. 21, 1930, in Vigo County, Indiana, the son of the late Virgil and Ruth (Harvey) Brown.
He married Betty Jean Phelps on June 4, 1949. She preceded him in death July 21, 2018.
Survivors include a son, Roger (Nancy) Brown Sr. of Paris; grandsons, Roger Brown Jr. and Randy (Leatha) Brown; great-grandchildren, Devyn, Ann, Dakota and McKayla Brown; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by six brothers and two sisters.
Mr. Brown attended Patton United Methodist Church. He enjoyed gardening and cattle farming.
Services are 1 p.m. CST Friday at Templeton Funeral Home. Burial follows in Sims Cemetery. Visitation 11:30 a.m. CST until service time.
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Published on February 12, 2019
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