12/18/14 — TROY ALAN BROWN

TROY ALAN BROWN, age 50, of Winchester, Tenn., departed this life on Monday, December 15, 2014, at Sumner Regional Medical Center in Gallatin, Tenn. of complications from surgery.

Mr. Brown is a member and Deacon of the Estill Springs First Baptist Church.  He has been in law enforcement for approximately thirty years and was employed by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department.  He is a 32nd Degree Mason and member of Winchester Lodge #158.  He is a member of the Scottish Rite, and Shriner’s.  Fraternal Order of Police (FOP)  and an Honorably discharged U.S. States Army Veteran.  Mr. Brown was an AVID U.T. football fan.

He was a loving and devoted  husband, father and “DA” to his grandchildren.  One of his favorite things to do was watch his grandchildren play sports.  He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents, Gordon and Mildred Brown.

He is survived by his loving and devoted wife of thirty-two years, Dana Brown of Winchester, Daughters; Mandy Brown (Kojack Haney), Stephanie (Michael) Clark all of Estill Springs, Shelley (Oliver) Mikua of McMinnville.  Grandchildren; Karleigh, Kyleigh and Kameron Wells, Mookie, Kodie and Michael Haney, Zoie Dishroon, Derrick Clark, Braedon and Bella Mikua, Mother and Father-in-law Charles and Nelena Smith of Winchester.  Several Aunts, Uncles, cousins and numerous friends.

Visitation for Mr. Brown is scheduled for 3:00-9:00 P.M. Wednesday evening, December 17, at the Christian Life Center Gymnasium at Estill Springs First Baptist Church.

Services for Mr. Brown will be held at 1:00 P.M. Thursday, December 18, at the Christian Life Center with Bro. Jim Patton and Deacon Bill Snider officiating, Masonic Rites will be given at the Church Service.

Interment will follow in the Franklin Memorial Gardens in Winchester with Military Honors and  Law Enforcement honors as well.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital by contacting Grant Funeral Services.

Grant Funeral Services in charge of arrangements.veteran --- Flag 2