James Brown, 78, of C'ville is laid to rest
James Brown, 78, of Crothersville died Monday, April 10, 2017, at his residence.
Funeral services were Saturday, April 15, 2017, at Buchanan Funeral Home in Austin with Pastor Randy King officiating. Burial was at Ivy Hill Cemetery in Underwood.
Mr. Brown, a U.S. Navy veteran, was a retired employee of Cummins Engine Company in Columbus. He was a member of the Ivy Hill Baptist Church, Underwood.
Born June 5, 1938 in Ripley County, Mr. Brown was the son of James H. Brown and Merle Vernon Brown. He married Elizabeth Elliott June 29, 1961, and she survives.
In addition to his wife, survivors include sons, Mike (Brenda), Jimmie, and Bennie (Judy) Brown, all of Crothersville; five grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Glenna McMillan and Shirley Smith.