Earl J. Brown



Earl Brown, 89, of Medford, passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2008.



Earl was born February 13, 1918, in Jonesboro, Ill., where he grew up.



On May 8, 1939, in Jackson, Mo., he married Doris Kelley. They moved to Anna, Ill., then to Oxnard, Calif. in 1953.



In California, he was a refrigeration engineer for Camarillo State Hospital, retiring in 1976. The Browns moved to Medford in 1985. They enjoyed fishing together.



Earl was preceded in death by his wife, Doris.



Survivors include a son, Larry, of Central Point; daughter, Sue Shaw, of Medford; six grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; and eight great-great-grandchildren.



The memorial service for Earl will be held at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Dr., Medford, on Monday, January 28, 2:00 p.m.



In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Eastwood Baptist Church.