Obituary of James E. Brown
ADRIAN- JAMES EDWARD BROWN, age 89 of Adrian, died July 8, 2020, at The Oasis at Adrian.
He was born February 26, 1931 in Salyersville, KY to Ed and Gladys (Collinsworth) Brown. He served in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1954 to 1956. He married Barbara Jean (Fletcher) Vickery on February 28, 1966 in Angola, IN and she preceded him in death on July 28, 2019. Jim was a member of Adrian Church of God. He retired in 1994 from Adrian College after 17 years as maintenance supervisor.
Jim is survived by one daughter, Debbie Gullett of Salyersville, KY; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren; and dear friends Tracy and Rick Proffitt of Adrian. He was preceded in death by his parents; two step-sons, Gary Vickery and James Vickery; and a granddaughter, Dr. Jennifer Vickery.
Visitation for Jim will be held on Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 10:00 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. at Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian with Pastor Scott Tysick officiating. Burial will be in Fairfield Cemetery.
You may send condolences to the family at www.andersonfuneralservices.com. Memorial contributions may be made out to the Adrian Church of God. Envelopes are available at the Anderson-Marry Funeral Home, Adrian.
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