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John A. Brown

John A. "Bud" Brown, 86, of Waterloo, IL, died May 14, 2018, in Nashville, IL. He was born April 20, 1932, in Charleston, IL.

He is survived by his wife Thelma Brown (nee Basler); children David Brown, Beverly Vail, and Tony (Cara) Brown; 11 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 

John is preceded in death by his son Mark Brown; parents Tony & Hazel (nee McDade) Brown; brother Max Brown; and sister Frances Allison.

John had his own businesses in Mattoon for several years and later worked for the State of Illinois Department of Agriculture until he retired. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Waterloo, IL, a thirty-second Mason, and a Shriner.

As an expression of sympathy the family prefers memorial contributions to: 
Shriner's Hospital for Children - St. Louis

Memorial Service:
1 PM Saturday, May 19, 2018 at First Baptist Church in Waterloo, IL
Pastor Andrew Cheatham officiating

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A FEATHERY PALM PLANT was sent by Friendship Manor Group on May 17, 2018

Expression of Sympathy May 17 2018 12:00 AM