CUTHBERT -- Marlin Samuel Brown, 90, of Cuthbert, died Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at Willson Hospice House in Albany. Graveside services will be conducted on Sunday, August 26, 2012 at 2:00 PM at Bethlehem Free Will Baptist Church Cemetery near Shellman with Rev. Jim Eubanks officiating.
Mr. Brown was born in Shellman on January 31, 1922 to the late John Samuel Brown and Cora Hooks Brown. He was a retired farmer, rural mail carrier and owner of Brown Sales and Services in the metal building business. He services in the 38th Air engineering Squadron of the 13th Air Force Division during World War II, was a member of the Geeslin-Sharley Post #85 of The American Legion and was a member and deacon of Bethlehem Free Will Baptist Church where he served as the Sunday School Supt. for many years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Norma Adams Brown.
Survivors include two sons, Charles Marlin "Lin" Brown (Paula) of Emerald Hills, CA and Byron Brown (Marti) of Cuthbert; a daughter, Martha Griggs (Ottis) of Cuthbert; a sister, Lorene B. Moore of Pompano Beach, FL; four grandchildren, Mallory Brown, Bret Brown, Keila Smith (Mason) and Cody Page (Heather); three great grandchildren, Orrin Smith, Bailee Rae Smith and Peyton Page; a very special assistant, Jeffrey Thompson and a health care helper, Evonne Devane.
The family will receive friends on Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 6:00-8:00 PM at the funeral home.
Lunsford Funeral Home