MR. LEROY BROWN, age 86, of Trion, Georgia passed away Thursday (August 27, 2009) morning in a Ft. Oglethorpe hospital. Born in Walker County, Georgia on July 9, 1923, he was a son of the late Oscar Franklin and Mattie Ann Adams Brown. Mr. Brown was Baptist by faith and retired from the Weave Shop of Mt. Vernon/Riegel Mills. He was preceded by parents and fourteen sisters and brothers.

Surviving are sisters-in-law; Cleo Brown and Mattie Grace Brown, both of Summerville; first cousins, W.H. Adams, Jr., Clara Mae Dover, and Monnie Stoker; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday (August 29th) at 11:00 A.M. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Ivis Harris, Rev. Billy Wright and Rev. Jimmy Weaver officiating.  Interment in Ridgeway Cemetery. Active pallbearers are Keith Smith, Chris Smith, Eugene Brown, Eddie Phillips, Jeff Brown, Greg Smith, Zack Brown and Kevin Smith; Honorary pallbearers are nieces, nephews, Gary McConnell, Dr. Gary Smith, W.J. Keith and James Wesson.

The family will receive friends at Earle Rainwater Funeral Home Friday evening from 6 until 8 P.M.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.