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Visitation

Sutton Memorial Home
Thursday February 16th, 2017
2:00pm - 3:00pm

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Funeral Service

Sutton Memorial Home
Thursday February 16th, 2017
3:00pm

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Donald E. Brown

Donald E. Brown, 78 of Taylorville passed away on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 7:52 p.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville. He was born on February 20, 1938 in Stonington, IL the Son of Alyah and Martha (Dooley) Brown. He married Janet S. Kinnett on December 21, 1958 in Taylorville, IL. Don retired as Chief Deputy Sheriff for Christian County Sheriff’s office and also served as assistant fire Chief for Taylorville Fire Department and was the founding member and Chief of the Taylorville Rescue Squad. He was also a veteran of the U.S. Navy and a member of AMVETS post #23.  

Surviving are his Wife: Janet Brown of Taylorville; Daughter: Tamara Thomas of Taylorville, IL; Son: Jeffrey (April) Brown of Taylorville, IL; Grandchildren: Quinton (Margaret) Thomas of Davenport, FL and Nathan Brown and companion Tiarra Hill of Taylorville, IL; Brother-in-Law: Lee Roy DeLay of Taylorville, IL; Several Nieces, Nephews and Cousins. He was preceded in death by his Parents and Sister: Beverly DeLay.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 16, 2017 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville. The funeral service will follow the visitation starting at 3:00 p.m. at Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville with Pastor Steve Robinson officiating. Inurnment will be held at a later date.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Illinois Chapter 2309 W. White Oaks Drive, Suite E Springfield, IL 62704 or to the American Heart Association 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, IL 60674-0001.                                                                                                                                                        

Sutton Memorial Home in Taylorville is assisting the family with arrangements.


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A SPATHIPHYLLUM was ordered on February 16, 2017

Expression of Sympathy Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Brown

Mary Rhodes Feb 16 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Brown

Susan Sampson-Shoemaker Feb 15 2017 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of Donnies passing. Sending my love and hugs. Such a great loss is never easy, Prayers that GOD will ease your burden and bless you all with wonderful memories.

Susan Sampson-Shoemaker Feb 15 2017 12:00 AM

I am sorry to hear about Donald. My thoughts and prayers go out to all of his family.

Gene Dunn Feb 14 2017 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Donald Brown

ANGIE GRIFFIN & FAMILY Feb 14 2017 12:00 AM

Dear Janet & Family
I am so sorry for all of you in the loss of Donnie. He was a character and I can remember a lot of stories when Dave (Shad) and Donnie were on patrol together!!! Now they can enjoy reminiscing all the great adventures that they had encountered, whether right or wrong!!!
Shad loved the County and enjoyed everything about it and the deputies. May they enjoy each others company again....Donnie was a very nice & good person. May God grant you peace of heart knowing that he is in a good place. God bless all of you.

ANGIE GRIFFIN Feb 14 2017 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Feb 14 2017 12:00 AM

I'm so glad that we came for a visit last month and got to see Uncle Donnie. I will miss his sense of humor the most. Love, "Michelle from Alton."

Michelle Mathews Feb 14 2017 12:00 AM

Janet and Family... breaks my heart to be reading this. Donnie was one of a kind man. I will always remember him and his crazy shenanigans. Sending prayers and sympathy

Gena Dunn Feb 14 2017 12:00 AM

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