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Duane Brewer

Duane Brewer

Posted: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 4:00 pm

Duane Brewer, 76, of Martin, died Monday, Dec. 10, 2012 at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville.

Services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Murphy Funeral Home Chapel in Martin with burial in Woodlawn Cemetery in Sharon. Visitation will from 4-7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.

Steve Brewer, Michael Brewer, Montana Brewer, Joseph Brewer and Nathan Ray will serve as pallbearers.

Brewer was born Dec. 29, 1935 in Sharon, son of the late Ottis and Nora Forrester Brewer. He was a truck driver for Akin-Porter Produce Company in Sharon.

Survivors include his wife, Mrs. JoAnne Arnold Brewer of Martin; two sons, Michael Duane (Monica) Brewer of Chicago, Ill. and Gregory Lee Brewer of Martin; two daughters, Sandra Brewer Johnson and Michelle Dawn Brewer, both of Martin; 10 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Eddie “Boy” Brewer and Harold Thomas Brewer; and two sisters, Dorothy Sue Snider and Lula Mae Brewer.

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