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Craig Jeffery Brown – Obituary

Brown, Craig 001Craig Jeffery Brown, 50, a resident of Goreville, passed away Sunday, November 9, 2014, at his home.

Craig was born February 19, 1964 in Huntington, West Virginia.  He was the son of James Clellon Brown and Phyllis Ann (Daniel) Brown.

Craig is survived by: his mother – Phyllis Brown of Vienna; his children – Chris Brown of Moline and Ashley Blair of East Moline; a granddaughter – Chloe Blair; 4 brothers – Mike (Rhonda) O’Connell of Louisiana, Steve (Debbie) Brown of Cincinnati, Ohio, Matt (Lori) Brown and James (Lisa) Brown all of Carterville.

Craig was preceded in death a brother – David O’Connell in 1979 and his father – James C. Brown in August 2014.

He was a member of the Harrison Southern Baptist Church in Murphysboro.  Craig enjoyed fishing, watching sprint car racing, and grilling out with family and friends. He especially cherished the time he spent with his granddaughter, Chloe.

There will be no public visitation or funeral services.  Interment will be in the Hillcrest Cemetery at Carterville.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

To share a memory of Craig or to leave an online message of condolence for his family, please visit

Arrangements have entrusted to Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.

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