Edythe Battles Brown

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Edythe Battles Brown of Conway went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, early Saturday morning, Sept. 13, 2014. She will be joining in heaven her loving husband, Raymond H. Brown; her parents, John and Mabel Battles; step-mother, Vallie Battles; granddaughter, Lindsey Brown and brothers-in-law, Jerry Hinkle and Larry Grimes. She and her husband loved to travel and listen to western swing music. She was voted most witty of her graduating class at Guy Perkins and remained witty until her last day. She was smart, strong and quick but most of all a very loving woman. She loved deeply her three sons, daughters-in-law and granddaughters. She served as corporal in the United States Marines during the Korean Conflict: "Once a Marine, always a Marine." She and Raymond were married in San Diego, Calif. and were married for 61 years. She was a lifelong member of the Church of Christ. Edythe is survived by her three sons, Don Brown (Vicki) of Little Rock, John Brown (Pam) of Conway and Scott Brown (Stephanie) of Conway; two granddaughters, Chelsey Davidson (Corey) and Kayleigh Brown and one great-granddaughter, Abby Davidson, all of Conway. She will also be missed by her sisters, Margaret Hinkle, Marie Battles, Martha Carmack (Doug), Ann Grimes, Becky Kerr (Glenn), Wanda Box (Charlie) and her brother, Tommy Battles and by many nieces and nephews. Pallbearers: Doug Carmack, Glenn Kerr, David Tennyson, Barry Grimes, Darby Grimes and Charlie Box. Funeral services are at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014 in the Roller-McNutt Funeral Home Chapel in Conway, with Bro. Gary Burdin officiating. Visitation is 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at the Copperas Springs Cemetery in Guy, Ark. Online obituary:

Published September 15, 2014