Lannie Coyle Brown

Published 12:12 am Monday, February 4, 2013

April 29, 1938 – Feb. 2, 2013

LAKE ST. JOHN — Services for Lannie Coyle Brown, 74, of Ferriday, who died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, in Ferriday, will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Lake St. John Community Baptist Church with Bros. Mark Richardson and Don Bush officiating.

Burial will follow in the Natchez City Cemetery under the direction of Young’s Funeral Home.

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Visitation will be from noon until service time at the church.

Mr. Brown was born on April 29, 1938, in Natchez, the son of Raymond and Ina K. Brown.

Mr. Brown was owner and operator of Browns Auto Ranch, currently Concordia Metals. He was a member of the Lake St. John Community Baptist Church, and he proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force.

Mr. Brown was an avid outdoorsman enjoying not only hunting and fishing but just being in the outdoors. He was always working in his chicken pens or taking care of his many animals with his pug, Muggie, by his side.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son Coyle Wayne Brown; one sister, Arlene Craig; five brothers, Joseph Edward Brown, Grey Wayne Brown, Frank James Brown, Paul Eugene Brown and Clarence Darrow Brown, and special friend Paul Edwards.

He and Paul were always together and into mischief.

Survivors include his loving wife of 56 years, Nancy Lee Brown; one daughter, Sharon Brown of Natchez; Dennis Brown of Horn Lake, Travis Brown and wife, Connie, of Ferriday; six grandchildren, Dustin Sayes, Striker Brown, Abi Brown, Levi Brown, Ty Brown and Jake Brown, and two brothers, Dan Brown and R.W. Brown.

Pallbearers will be his grandsons Striker Brown, Ty Brown, Levi Brown, and Jake Brown and Freddie Trisler, Jody Perrault, and Steve Edwards.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lake St. John Community Baptist Church Building Fund.

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