Obituary: Frances Grant Brownlee

Published 9:06 am Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Frances Grant Brownlee:

Frances Grant Brownlee, 92, a resident of Brantley, Ala., passed away on Saturday, May 14. A graveside service was held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 17, in Cameron Chapel Cemetery with Rev. John Maust officiating and Turner Funeral Home of Luverne directing. Brownlee was preceded in death by two husbands, Venters H. Grant and Luther Lee Brownlee; granddaughter, Shannon Bethune; parents, Fernie and Sybil Franklin Taylor; sister, Dorothy Compton; and brother, George Taylor. She is survived by five children, Mark (Sylvia) Grant, Martha Grant, Ruby (Paul) Nichols, Joe (Phyllis) Grant and Mary Ann (Danny) Robinson; four stepchildren, Verlensia (Jim) Pitts, Cynthia Hinson, Vader (Warren) Bayhi and Peggy (Andy) Vadaro; twenty-three grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and four brothers, Oscar (Jean) Taylor, Travis Taylor, Sam (Nonnie) Taylor and Truman (Susan) Taylor. Active pallbearers were Grant Nichols, Rusty Harrison, Taylor Grant, Tyler Grant, Hagen Compton and Lee Vadaro.

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