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Sara Margaret Brown

The Earth slowed to allow angel Sara Margaret Nowlin Brown, of Benton, Ky., to reunite with her husband, James T. Brown; her son, Jay; and her sister, Pat Fuller, in Heaven.

She was born on Oct. 28, 1926, in Hollywood, Calif., to Dr. Owen and Margaret Nowlin. She grew up in Farmer City and lived in various places, eventually calling Clayton, Ga., home. Sara departed Tuesday (June 28, 2016) in Paducah, Ky. She was “one tough ole broad.”

Sara was a devote Christian of the Methodist faith and was a sister of Kappa Delta.

Survivors include four sons, Bob and wife, Debbie; Randy and wife, Tammy; Don and wife, Sharon; and Kenneth; six grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, and her cat, Dusty.

Private family visitation will be Thursday at the Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home, Benton, Ky. Inurnment will be at a later date in Acacia Cemetery, Chicago.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Nowlin Scholarship Fund, c/o Farmer City United Methodist Church, 101 S. Williams, Farmer City, IL 61842.

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