Dean Brown, 68, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2012. A native of Pierce County, Dean was born March 29, 1944 to the late Peter Festus Brown and the late Maude Durance Brown. She was a member of First Assembly of God.
Survivors include two daughters and sons-in-law, Nancy and Daniel Ansley and Evelyn and Daniel Morris, all of Baxley; four sons and daughters-in-law, John Steven and Diane Murphy of Thalman, Donnie and Lisa Murphy of Offerman and John Henry and Angie Murphy of Douglas, Lonnie and Tammy Murphy of Screven and adopted son, Terry Turner of Baxley; two brothers, Robert Brown of Yulee, Fla. and H. G. Brown of Alma; ten grandchildren and four great-grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services were held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17 from Swain Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Ronnie Rentz and Darrell Quinn officiating. Interment followed in Appling Memorial Gardens.
Active pallbearers were Daniel Ansley, Daniel Morris, William Terry Turner, Dale Lynch, Lonnie Murphy, Donnie Murphy and Scott Murphy.
Honorary pallbearers were all friends in attendance.
Arrangements were under the direction of Swain Funeral Home.