A.B. BROWN, 83,

Blountsville, died Jan. 22, 2014, at the residence. A retired self-employed mechanic, he was a member of Mt. Hebron Baptist Church. Parents Carl and Jessie Phillips Brown predeceased him, as did daughter Donna Moore and brother Paul Brown.

Surviving are wife Charlotte Brown; daughters Bonnie (Donald) West, Alabaster, Julia (Michael) Barbee, Holly Pond, Mary (Dennis) Jenkins, Blountsville; seven grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; sisters Dean Holt, Sandra Sivley, both of Blountsville.

Michael Floyd officiated the 1 p.m. service held Jan. 25 at Blountsville Funeral Home Chapel. Burial was at Mt. Hebron Cemetery with Donald West, Dennis Jenkins, Michael Barbee, Anthony Jenkins, Adam Jenkins, Claude Hipp, Brandon Greer, Brad Mitchell, Jeff Echols, and Bill Bryson serving as pallbearers. The family requests donations to the Blountsville Rescue Squad in lieu of flowers.