In Memoriam: Clauis H. Brown

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Submitted by Vickie Jenkins

Clauis H. Brown, a retiree of the City of Baton Rouge, passed away at 11:35pm Wednesday, March 9, 2011 at the age of 76.  He was a native of Summit, MS and a resident of Central.  He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Nancy Brown; two daughters, Vickie and husband Walter Jenkins, and Bonnie Brown all of Central; a son, Randy Brown of Magnolia, TX; three grandchildren, Michael Jenkins of Central, Timmy Jenkins and wife, Tracey of Covington, and Lauren Brown of Baton Rouge; a great granddaughter, Mckenzie Jenkins of Covington; a sister, Mary Virginia Brown Causey of Baton Rouge, and numerous nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Julius Sr. and Verner Brown; and two brothers, Richard C. Brown, and Julius N. Brown, Jr.  He was a member of the Baptist faith, an avid hunter and fisherman, loved working his farm in Mt. Hermon, and especially enjoyed his grandchildren.  He was known as Paw-Paw Brown to the Starkey Academy students during the mid 1990's to 2003 and enjoyed attending their events and volunteering his time to help with the athletic department.  His Memorial Service was held at Comite Baptist Church on Saturday, March 19, 2011 and officiated by the Rev. Dale Phillips.  Special thanks for the supportive care given by the staff at the Butterfly Wing of Hospice of Baton Rouge.  Donations may be made to Hospice of Baton Rouge, Comite Baptist Church or to the charity of your choice.

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