BIG SPRING — Graveside services with military honors for Foy E. Brown, 83, of Big Spring and formerly of Brownwood, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 at Burkett Cemetery in Coleman.

He was born Feb. 15, 1936 in Cross Plains to Mertie Melrose McGee Brown and John Franklin Brown and grew up there. Following graduation, he entered the United States Army and served for two years. Upon his discharge, he was awarded a Good Conduct Medal.

Survivors include three brothers: Clois Brown of Andrews, Harold Kenneth Brown of Bangs and Earl Howard Brown of Abilene; along with a host of nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Ernestine Brown Brinkley and Hillary Everett Brown.