Mr. Howard Oliver Brown

Mr. Howard Oliver Brown, age 77, of Newnan, died at Piedmont Newnan Hospital on Feb. 13, 2014. 

He was born in Newnan on July 2, 1936, to the late George Oliver Brown and Lilly Estelle Kerlin Brown. He retired from Ford Motor Co. after 25 years in the tool and dye department. 

Surviving are his wife, Joanne Tolbert Brown; sons, Randall Brown, Jeff (Carrie) Brown all of Newnan, and Tim (Beth) Brown of Grantville; daughter, Debbie (Hollywood) Keith of Moreland; brothers, Bill (Sandra) Brown and sister Eleanor (Fred) Cochran all of Newnan; 11 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. 

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginshillcrestchapel.com . Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 16, at East Newnan Baptist Church with Pastor Pat Latta, Rev. Frank Powers, and Pastor Danny Wilson officiating. Interment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery. Remains will be placed in state at the church at 1 p.m. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Saturday, 6-8 p.m.

Higgins Hillcrest Chapel Funeral Home, Newnan, 770-253-4723.



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