William Eugene Brown, 81, of Monett, passed away Wednesday, April 19, 2006, at the Veterans Hospital in Fayetteville, Ark.
He was born Oct. 8, 1924, in Monett to the late Frank and Mary Smith Brown. He married Faye Lou Carney and she preceded him in death on Dec. 18, 1987.
Survivors include: one son, Carl Gautney, of Salt Lake City, Utah; two daughters, Wilma Atwell, of Owassa, Okla., and Sharon Blakney, of Burleson, Texas, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one daughter, two brothers and one sister.
He was a machine operator at the Monett Area Workshop.
Funeral services were Monday, at Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.
Memorials may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous.