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Alvis M. Brown

October 22, 1932 - January 27, 2018

Alvis M. Brown, age 85, of Bear, DE, formerly of Beckley, WV, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018.

Born in Lester, WV on October 22, 1932, he was the son of the late Parley and Effie Brown. A career employee of General Motors, Alvis worked as an assemblyman, retiring after many years of dedicated service. He enjoyed the outdoors, especially golfing and loved spending time with his great granddaughter.

In addition to his parents, Alvis was preceded in death by his loving wife, Pearl Brown, and his daughter, Lucinda Kris Emory. He is survived by his son-in-law, Charles Emory; grandson, Chaz Emory (Mandy Sheppard); granddaughter, Miranda Geesaman (Ben); and great granddaughter, Avalynn Emory.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens,  525 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV 25801.

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  • I am very saddened to hear about my uncle Alvis. Knowing him like I did, I’m sure he was very sad inside because he truly did enjoy the outdoors and now he is in a better place. Every opportunity we had when he came for visits to Beckley, He and I would golf, not just to play but to visit with each other..When he lived in Beckley we belonged to a state park membership and played often. We always enjoyed each others company. Alvis was like a brother to me and I will miss him. I know the passing of his daughter Chris was devastating to him.
    To all the remaining family, I want you to know that each time we caught up on time passed and he spoke of everyone, he was very happy while sharing family updates.
    Alvis was a very unselfish and a giving person and I look forward to seeing him again in heaven.
    I truly am sorry for your loss. Thinking of all of you, Greg and Debbie