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Kelly Brown

Apr 21st, 1969 - Mar 14th, 2020

Funeral: 1 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora

Visitation: 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home

 

   Kelly L. Brown, age 50, of Flora, Illinois, passed away Saturday afternoon, March 14, 2020, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon.

   He was born April 21, 1969, in Flora, Illinois, the son of Truman and Nancy (Watson) Brown.  He was united in marriage to Barbara Jane Lewis on February 10, 1996, and together they have shared 24 years of marriage.

   Kelly worked several jobs in the past including as a manager for Huck’s in Effingham and in positions at Sparton Manufacturing and GSI in Flora.  He had most recently worked at HELLA Electronics in Flora for the past 6 years.  He enlisted in the Army and was stationed at Fort Knox but had to return home upon his father’s passing.  He enjoyed shopping on weekends in St. Louis and Evansville, playing Xbox with his brothers, and Deer Hunter at the truck stop in Effingham.  As a young boy he loved to visit his Grandpa Watson’s store in Clay City and would always ask for a “nanner” meaning banana and often reminisced of the trip he took to California with his good friend Steve Lewis.  Kelly was always there to lend a helping hand to anyone in need and everyone will miss his contagious smile.    

   He is survived by his wife: Barbara Brown of Flora; mother: Nancy Brown of Flora; siblings: Debbie (Jim) Whitman of Beaufort, South Carolina, Teresa (Steve) Harmon of Flora, David (Norma) Brown of Flora, and Danny (Brandi) Brown of Bothell, Washington; parents-in-law: Gary and Sue Lewis of Flora; and several nieces and nephews also survive.

   He was preceded in death by his father: Truman Brown; maternal grandparents: Davis and Ollie Mae Watson; and paternal grandparents: Carlos and Esther Brown.

   A funeral service for Kelly Brown will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, March 19, 2020, at Frank & Bright Funeral Home in Flora with Pastor Michael Davis officiating.  Visitation will be 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home.  Memorial donations are suggested to the family for final expenses and will be accepted through the funeral home.  To share a memory or condolence visit: www.frankandbright.com

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Bruce & Robbin Dickey

March 16th

Debbie King Casell

March 16th

Nancy, my deepest sympathy to you and your family at the passing of your son. You are in my thoughts and prayers, now and in the difficult days ahead.

Don, Jane and Darren Delaney

March 16th

Sympathy to your family, Nancy Brown with the passing of your son Kelly. May your many memories of him remain in your hearts forever.

Mike and Sharon Gray

March 16th

Sorry for your loss. Prayers of comfort for all the family.

Betty Tucker Simmons

March 16th

Nancy I am so sorry for your loss.Keep your memories close in your heart with love

Ginny Ashley

March 16th

Nancy My heart and prayers goes out to you and your family. I'm here if you need anything. God Bless Kelly he is no longer suffering.

Stuart & Tressa Hamilton

March 17th

Kelly will be sadly missed. Prayers for the family.

Cheri Laughlin Wildbur

March 17th

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. May your memories of Kelly give you peace and comfort in the days ahead.

Micheal W & Kristal G Engelmeier

March 17th

Nancy and family, We are so sorry for your loss, may God bless and keep you during this difficult time.

David brown

March 17th

He was a loving person who would help anyone he will be missed love you brother see you in heaven

Darla and Richard Fryburger

March 17th

I am so truly sorry for your loss my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Donna Wood

March 17th

Nancy, I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers for you and your family.

Larry and Sue Kramer

March 17th

Nancy and Family, Please know that our love, thoughts and prayers are with you now and in the days to come! Larry and Sue

Tina creek church

March 17th

So sorry for your loss.my thoughts and prayers are with the family

Melissa eikenhorst

March 17th

So sorry for your loss he was a wonderful man .

Bill and Sandi Gross

March 17th

Nancy, I am so sorry to receive this news. We will pray for your family, for comfort and peace.

Mary Reynolds

March 17th

Rest in peace Kelly... You will be missed by many. Heaven gained another sweet soul 💔

Robin Noblet Jackson

March 17th

Barbara I am so sorry for your loss. My deepest sympathy to you and your family.

Diane Caudle

March 17th

My condolences to Barb and family. Kelly will be missed by all of us that knew him.

Kent May

March 17th

My deepest sympathies for the family. He was a good guy and I’ll miss his laugh very much.

Andy Miller

March 17th

Prayers for his family and friends. A sweet and amazing person. Your Hella family will miss you and your laugh.

Cathy and Howard Hartman

March 17th

Prayers for the family and friends for your loss. He was a awsome guy.

David & Diane Hemphill

March 17th

Nancy and family, So very sorry for your loss. You all are in our prayers.

Betty wathan

March 18th

So sorry for your loss prayers for all

Sharon David

March 18th

Barbara and family. So sorry for you loss. May God keep you in his arms.

Ed and Wanda Harrell So sorry for your loss. May God Bless and comfort and sustain you.

March 18th

wes kilby

March 18th

So sorry for your loss

Kelly brown

March 18th

So sorry for your loss barb he will be missed

Kevin & Gena Martin

March 18th

I can't even begin to know how you feel at this time. Just know that we are keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Let us know if there is anything we can do. 🙏❤

Dale and Sandi Castleberry

March 19th

Nancy and family, so sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you .

JENNIFER DAVIS

March 19th

SENDING PRAYERS AND HUGS TO THE FAMILY....KELLY WAS A HARD WORKER AND CARED FOR EVERYONE!!

Trudy Zimmerman Stanford

March 28th

I am so so sorry for your loss. What a great man to have served our Nation. So proud.

Susan and Jim Allison

March 23rd

Dear Nancy and family, We are so sorry for your loss of Kelly. What a beautiful memorial you made for him. Know we are thinking of you and keeping you in our prayers. Jim and Susan

 

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