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Fredrick Tojo Brown

Friday, January 14, 2005

Fredrick Tojo Brown, 57, of Marshall, died Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2005, at his home.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 15, at Summerville Funeral Home in Salisbury. Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Eastlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Salisbury. Memorials are suggested to the Fredrick Brown Memorial Fund.

Born Dec. 22, 1947, in Salisbury, he was the son of Walter Butner, who survives of Marshall, and the late Opal Louise Brown. He had lived in Marshall the past 25 years, moving from Salisbury. He was a heavy equipment operator for various companies in the Kansas City area. He had served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a 1965 graduate of Salisbury High School and a member of St. Luke's A.M.E. Church.

Additional survivors include one son, Cleveland Brown of the state of Florida; six brothers, Ronnie Brown of Marshall, Wendell Butner of Moberly, Lyle Butner of Marshall, Howard Butner of Columbia, Walter Butner Jr. of Moberly and Kent Butner of Marshall; three sisters, Judy Smith of Columbia, Norma Butner of Columbia and Reanice Young of Marshall; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his mother, he was preceded in death by one brother, John E. Butner.