Arthur Grover Browning, 89, of Franklin, NC, passed away Sunday, March 14, 2021. He was born July 7, 1931 in Jackson County, to the late John Charles Browning and Lela Cope Browning. Arthur was a US Army Sergeant serving for 25 years, he served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church, also a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America, the American Legion Post #108, and the Franklin VFW Post #7339 where he served as past VFW Quarter Master and honor guard. He worked as mechanic and he loved to travel.
He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Minnie Gertrude Browning; a daughter, Linda Browning Andy, and sons, Gary Lee Browning (Phyllis), Terry Wayne Browning and Barry Lynn Browning all of Franklin, NC; six grandchildren, Tera, Whitney, Amanda, Aaron, Casey and Skyler; and one great-grandchild, Kaitlyn. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Sherman Browning and John Browning; and a sister, Laura Rollins.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, March 20, 2021 at 2:00 pm in the Bryant-Grant Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Tommy Fouts and Rev. Guy Duvall officiating. Burial will follow at Ridgecrest Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12:00pm-2:00pm prior to the service at the funeral home.
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Browning family. Online condolences may be made at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com.
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