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Dorothy M Brown

August 13, 1927 — March 26, 2016

Dorothy M. Stephens Brown, 88, a resident of Benton,TNpassed away Saturday, March 26, 2016 at a local healthcare facility.  She retired in 1993 from American Uniform in Cleveland after 39 years of service.  She was a member of Clear View Baptist in Benton.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, Clyde Lee Brown; parents, Clyde and Marchie Tallent Stephens; siblings, C. F. Stephens, Jr., Donald Ray Stephens, Willie Lee Moats, Elizabeth Ann Carr, Helen Davis, Margaret Sue Stone.

She is survived by a special sister and caregiver and her children, Charlotte Hall, Carol and Randy Yates and Rodney and Carrie Burris; siblings, Alberta Williams of Delano, J.C. and Carolyn Stephens, Jerry and Frances Stephens, of Benton; her “Boy” Owen Minardo; two sisters–in–law, Mary Lou Hodge of Rutherfordton, NC and Bettye Ann Johnson of Aynor, SC; special friend, Frances Gosselin; several nieces, nephews, extended family members and friends also survive.

Funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2016  in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home with the Reverend Chad Denton officiating.  Interment will follow in Benton Cemetery.  A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.

The family will receive friends from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at Higgins Funeral Home prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Clear View Baptist Building Fund, P.O. Box 953, Benton, TN 37307.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Brown family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

1:00 - 3:00 am (Eastern time)

Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

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Higgins Funeral Home

6439 US-411, Benton, TN 37307

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