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Willard Eugene Browning

November 22, 1938 ~ March 25, 2022 (age 83)

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Mr. Willard Eugene Browning, 83, passed away Friday, March 25, 2022. Mr. Browning was born November 22, 1938 in Jackson, Co. NC to the late Jim Browning and Annie Lou Stiles Browning. He worked and retired as a painter in the construction business. He was of the Baptist faith attending Wells Grove Baptist Church and Watauga Baptist Church. Mr. Browning served in the U.S. Airforce during the Korean War. 

Survivors include his two sons, Keith Browning of Franklin and Mike Browning of Gainesville, Ga; one granddaughter, Amber Chovanic and husband, Dustin of Sugar Hill, Ga; a great-granddaughter, Ansley Chovanic and a great grandson, Jett Chovanic all of Sugar Hill, GA; and a number of nieces and nephews. 

In addition to his parents Willard was preceded in death by a sister, Mary Davis and a brother, Bennie Browning.

A Celebration of Life Service for family and friends will be held 2:00 P.M. Saturday, April 2, 2022 in the Chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with the Rev. David Lee Williams officiating. The family will greet friends following the service. 

Online condolences can be left at www.bryantgrantfuneralhome.com

Bryant-Grant Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Browning family. 

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Celebration of Life
April 2, 2022

2:00 PM
Bryant-Grant Funeral Home
105 West Main Street
Franklin, NC 28734

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