McMinnville resident and Warren County native Leonard Marvin Brown, 90, was born Feb. 19, 1922 and died Feb. 7 at River Park Hospital.
A retired employee of Rockford Textile Company, United States Navy veteran of World War II (European and Pacific Theaters) and member of First Baptist Church, he was the son of the late Andrew Jackson and Minnie Antha Bottoms Brown. Mr. Brown was a member of VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173.
He was married June 27, 1965 to Louise Gribble Brown of McMinnville. In addition to his wife, he is survived by two brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Rolland and Nell Gribble of Panama City, Fla., and Charles and Norma Gribble of Lakeland, Fla., and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in High’s Chapel with John May officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery with full military honors administered by the VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173. Visitation will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Sunday, and 11 a.m. until time of service Monday at High’s.
High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Feb. 10, 2013