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Fonnie Edward Brown, Jr.

May 9, 1943 — May 4, 2022

Mr. Fonnie Edward Brown, Jr., age 78, of Waverly, TN, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at his home, following an extended illness. Mr. Brown was born May 9, 1943, in Waverly, TN, to Fonnie Edward Brown, Sr. and Sybil Oneal Braden Brown. He was married to Dorris Evonne Winters Brown for over 60 years. He was a member of Halls Creek Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Waverly. He was a retired Maintenance Supervisor for Tennessee Valley Authority in New Johnsonville, TN. Mr. Brown loved farming, woodworking, welding, and carpentry. He was a kind and loving son, husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, brother, uncle, and friend. He will be greatly missed. They don’t make men like him anymore. He always worked hard to give his family everything they needed or wanted. His patience was impeccable. He was a man of few words but you listened when he did talk. He could fix anything and build you anything you wanted or needed. Visitation with the family will be Saturday, May 7, 2022, from 10:00 a.m. until funeral service time at 2:00 p.m., at Luff-Bowen Funeral Home in Waverly. Rev. Tom Jehnzen will be officiating the service. Interment will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Waverly, TN. Survivors include: Loving Wife of 60 years: Evonne Brown, Waverly, TN 4 Children: Jeffrey Brown, Etowah, TN Joel David Brown, Waverly, TN Deana Rae Brown Hedge (Phillip), Waverly, TN Donna Lee Story (Prentice), Waverly, TN 2 Sisters: Sara Pearl Brown, Waverly, TN Marie Thomasson, Tullahoma, TN 18 Grandchildren 21 Great Grandchildren Preceded in death by: Parents: Sybil and Fonnie Brown, Brother: Jimmy Brown, Grandson: Jason Brown LUFF-BOWEN FUNERAL HOME, 2400 Hwy. 13 N., Waverly, TN Telephone 931-296-2437
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