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Darrel E. Brown

September 11, 1944 ~ November 19, 2019 (age 75)


Darrel E. Brown, 75, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, November 19, 2019, at his home in Vandalia, IL.

Services will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, November 25, 2019, at Unity Baptist Church, Vandalia, IL, with Pastor Robert Weaver, officiating. Burial will follow at Ramsey Cemetery, Ramsey, IL. Visitation will be held from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, Sunday, November 24, 2019, at Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL and 1 hr. prior to the service on Monday at the church. Memorials: Fourgiven Quartet. Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL, is in charge of arrangements. Online memories and condolences may be shared with the family at

He was born September 11, 1944, in Vera , IL, the son of Nova L. "Deacon" & Bessie Mae (Hunter) Brown. Married Ruth Ann Skinner on December 22, 1963, Ramsey, IL. He was a Retired District Sales Manager for Garst Seed Co.; U.S. Army Veteran; and member of Unity Baptist Church, Vandalia, IL.

He is survived by: Wife - Ruth Ann Brown, Vandalia, IL; Son - Michael Brown & Kathy, Gainsville, GA; Daughter - Angela Reeter & Matt, Vandalia, IL; 7 Grandchildren; 3 Great Grandchildren and 1 on the way; and Sister - Donna Slaughter, Maryville, IL. 

Preceded in death by: Parents; Infant Son - Darren Brown; Infant Daughter - Dawn Brown; and Brother - Lawrence Brown.

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November 24, 2019

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Miller Funeral Home, Vandalia, IL
831 N 5th St
Vandalia, ILLINOIS 62471

November 25, 2019

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Unity Baptist Church, Vandalia, IL 62471
716 E County Rd 1700 N
Vandalia, IL 62471

Funeral Service
November 25, 2019

11:00 AM
Ramsey Cemetery
West 1st Street
Ramsey, IL 62080

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