Age: 80 Address: Elk Park, North Carolina Date of Death: Thursday, December 26, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Details: Basil Brown, age 80, of Elk Park, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 26, 2013 at the Charles A. Cannon, Jr. Memorial Hospital.
A native of Elk Park, he was a son of the late Nath and Edith Hicks Brown. He was an Army Veteran, having served during the Korean Conflict. Basil was a member of Open Door Baptist Church.
Surviving are his loving wife of 55 years, Betty Cornett Brown; daughter, Deborah Taylor and husband, Kim of Newland; son, Jerry Brown and wife, Denise, of Roan Mountain and Michael Brown and wife, Amy, of Mountain City, TN; sister, Wanda Clark of Elk Park and brother, Dallas Brown of Elk Park; 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren also survive.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, December 28th in the Hughes Cemetery on Baxter Hughes Road. Rev. Reed Callahan will officiate. Friends may call at the home at other times.
Yancey Funeral Services is serving the Brown family. To send an online condolence please visit the website: www.yanceyfuneralservice.com.