BRASELTON – Dayton Brown, 82, died Sunday, August 8, 2010.
Born on May 31, 1927, in Habersham County, he was the son of the late Charlie “MC” and Omie Dean Brown. He was a retired textile worker with the Jefferson and Walton Mills and was a member of Revival Baptist Church. Mr. Brown was preceded in death by brothers, Otis, Will, Noah and Johnny Brown; and sisters, Mary Skelton and Lizzie Stewart.
Survivors include his wife, Jewell Stowe Brown, Braselton; daughters and sons-in-law, Shirley and David Ashworth, Auburn, Geraldine and Larry Gaddis, Braselton; sons and daughters-in-law, Robert Ray and Ann Brown, Braselton, Freddie Lee and Sara Brown, Colbert; a sister, Sara Skelton, Commerce; eight grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, August 10, at 11 a.m., in the Revival Baptist Church with the Revs. Howard Spruill and Robby Brown and Pastor Terry Paige officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Pallbearers will be Larry Dee Gaddis, Toby Brown, Wesley Gaddis, Anthony Gaddis, Kevin Brown and Taylor Gaddis. Honorary pallbearers will be Brady Barron and Randy Roberts. The family will receive friends Monday, August 9, at the funeral home from 5 to 9 p.m.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.