Gayle Timphony Brown
November 26, 2003
Funeral for Gayle Timphony Brown, 61, of Hartselle was Monday, Dec. 1, at 10:30 a.m. at Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church with Father Joseph Culotta officiating and Roselawn Funeral Home directing.
A rosary service was held Sunday, Nov. 30, from 6 to 6:30 p.m. at the church.
Mrs. Brown died Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2003, at her residence. She was born Feb. 6, 1942, in New Orleans, to Frank Timphony and Dorothy Timphony. She was a wife, mother and grandmother. She graduated from Mercy Hospital School of Nursing. She was active at St. Ann School where she served on the school board. She also served on the Council of Catholic Women and was an active member of St. Ann's Catholic Church and Annunciation of the Lord Catholic Church.
She is survived by her husband, Dr. William Alton "Billy" Brown of Hartselle; three sons, Mike Brown and wife Allison of Birmingham, Steve Brown and wife Louise of Decatur, and Chris Brown and wife Paige of Decatur; her parents; one brother, Louis Timphony of Oakland, Calif., and her grandparents, Louis and Hilda Timphony and Alf and Mary Torgorsen, all of New Orleans; and eight grandchildren, Katherine, Alice, Michael and McKee, all of Birmingham, and Ann Christian, Web, Kate and Landess, all of Decatur.
Pallbearers were John Hughes, Bob Chandler, Marcus Thublin, Ray Adkinson, Dennis Anderson, Gene Saywell, Owen Wright and Bill Knable.
Memorials may be made to St. Ann School Education Foundation, 3510-A Spring Avenue S.W., Decatur, AL 35603.