Debra June Brown

May 2, 1954 ~ March 16, 2020 (age 65)


Debra Brown, age 65, of Athens, passed away Monday, March 16, 2020 at her residence. A native of Dayton, Ohio and a resident of Kentucky, and  Tennessee most of her life, she was the daughter of the late Admiral Dewey and Hazel Yvonne Jordan Shockey. She was a member of Marshall Hill Baptist Church and loved her family dearly. 
Husband of 30 years, Steven Brown of Athens
Sons , Randall Scott Stem, William Dan (Amy)  Peyton, Robert  Russell Stem.Thomas Ward Brown, Anthony Ross Brown, 
Three daughters 
Shannon ( Billy) Cornelison, Melissa Deanne Ashford. and Jackie Renee Ward
Numerous grand and great grandchildren
Brothers Admiral Dewey(Thelma) Jr. Shockey, Alan Dale (Almeda )Shockey, George Dean (Carolyn) Shockey, Danny Walter (Brenda) Shockey
Sister Dixie Pearl (Frank) Boggess, Donna Cecile (Junior) Baker.

Funeral service will be 3:00pm Saturday, March 21, 2020 in the chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Rev. Travis Torbett officiating.

The interment will follow the service at Pond Hill Cemetery.

The pallbearers will be grandchildren and friends.

The family will receive friends from 11 am-2 pm Saturday, March 21, 2020 at the funeral home before the service.

Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs,com/notices/Debra-Brown.

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home will be in charge of the arrangements.

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March 21, 2020

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
521 N. Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303

Funeral Service
March 21, 2020

2:00 PM
Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home
521 N. Jackson Street
Athens, TN 37303

Interment following funeral service
March 21, 2020

Pond Hill Cemetery
County Road 250
Athens, Tennessee 37303

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