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Basil F. Brown

Basil F. (Brownie) Brown, 93, Corydon, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, at his home.

Born Oct. 17, 1919, in Crawford County, he was the son of the late Seldon C. and Sylvia Goodson Brown.

He was retired from E.I. Dupont Chemical Co. in Louisville, a member of Old Capitol United Methodist Church in

Corydon, Milltown Masonic Lodge No. 661, Old Capitol Order of the Eastern Star No. 467 and Scottish Rite Valley of Evansville and an Army veteran of World War II.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Barbara Ann Hallmark, and two brothers, Nolan and Robert G. Brown.

Survivors include his wife of 65 years, the former Olive Marie Byrd; two sons, Anthony Brown of

English and Carey Brown of Georgetown; a sister, Wilma Jean Sullivan of English; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation: Wednesday, Jan. 2, from 3 to 8 p.m., with a Masonic service at 7, and Thursday, Jan. 3, after 9 a.m. at Beanblossom-Cesar Funeral Home in Corydon.

Funeral: Thursday, Jan. 3, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with burial in El Bethel Cemetery near Marengo.

Officiant: The Rev. Andy Hansen.

Pallbearers: Pete Partin, Kris, Ryan, David and Jerry Brown and Kenny Sullivan.

Honorary pallbearers: Tyler Brown, Mark Isgrigg, Alvin Balmer and Dale Snider.

The family suggests memorial gifts to Old Capitol United Methodist Church.

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