The Ottumwa Courier

November 21, 2012

Earl Brown, 81, Eddyville


EDDYVILLE — Earl Dewey Brown, 81, formerly of Eddyville, received his angel wings on Nov. 17, 2012.

He was the son of the late William Hamilton Brown and Reva G. (Sterner) Brown Miller.

He graduated from Eddyville High School class of 1949.

He is survived by his wife of 30-plus years, Janet M. (MacFarlane) Brown; his brother, Carl E. (Irfan) Brown of Ottumwa; and many nieces and nephews that live in the Eddyville, Blakesburg and Ottumwa areas.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Ellsworth B. Brown; and a sister, Marilyn J. (Brown) Ransford.

A committal service will be at 11:30 a.m. today in the chapel at the New Hampshire state Veteran’s Cemetery in Boscawen, N.H. A reception will follow at Alan’s Restaurant in Boscawen.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donation may be made in Earl’s memory to Liberty House in Manchester, N.H., at or the Air Force Aid Society at

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