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Lyle Patrick Brown, son of Bye and Fanny (Crow) Brown, was born March 21, 1913, in Rippee, Mo., and passed away Dec. 28, 2004, in Salem, Mo., at the age of 91.
Lyle was united in marriage to Glessner Maureen Daily June 4, 1933. They were the parents of two children.
He is preceded in death by his parents; his wife on Feb. 14, 1997; three brothers, Charles, Vasel and Vivien Brown; and two sisters, Celeste Tucker and Maxine Holmes.
Survivors include two children, Sally Taylor and husband, Stephen, of Springfield, and Dave Brown and wife, Cathy, of Salem; seven grandchildren, Jeff Taylor and wife, Lori, of Morris, Okla., Jacinda Roberts and husband, Jim, of Wichita, Kan., Jason Taylor, Fresno, Calif., David Lyle Brown, Salem, Sean Brown, Columbia, Dawn Pharr and husband, Ryan, Jefferson City, and Melissa Fleener and husband, J.T., of Salem; eight great-grandchildren, Curtis Taylor, Chase Howard, Dalton Howard, Dalton Brown, Zettye Brown, Allie Fleener, Blaine Fleener and Carlie Fleener; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Lyle enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping and especially spending time with his grandchildren.
Funeral services for Lyle Brown were at 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 30, at James & Gahr Chapel, Salem, with Russ Davidson officiating. Interment was in Lake Spring Cemetery with all arrangements under the direction of James & Gahr Mortuary.