Eloise O’Farrell Brown

Published 3:21 pm Monday, September 30, 2013

Mrs. Eloise O’Farrell Brown, 83, of Atmore, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013.

She was born Jan. 20, 1930, in Bratt, Fla., to the late Talton and Maggie Blanton O’Farrell.

She was a graduate of Ernest Ward High School’s Class of 1947 and enjoyed organizing class reunions through the years. She graduated from Florida State University and taught school for many years. She was owner and operator of B&B Western Corral, Atmore Pecan Company.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her stepmother, Gadis O’Farrell; her husband, Keel H. Brown and her brother, Buford O’Farrell.

Survivors are two sons, Ronald K. (Sharon) Brown and James F. (Kim) Brown, both of Atmore; two daughters, Brenda Brown (Steve) Gerald of Perdido and Janet Brown (Tommy) Strawbridge of Atmore; one sister, Emma Parker of Montgomery; nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, from the First Assembly of God Church of Atmore, with the Rev. Don Davis and the Rev. Leon Stewart officiating. Interment followed in Oak Hill Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Kent Brown, Brandon Strawbridge, Brian Strawbridge, Tanner Gerald, Tyler Brown and Donnie Bell. Honorary pallbearers were Dr. F.D.Salter, Dale Ash, Eugene O’Farrell, Edgar Norris, Mike Garrard and Michael Roley.

Johnson-Quimby Funeral Home, Inc., was entrusted with all arrangements.