James Oliver Browning, 68, of Darien, Ga., passed away Monday, May 20, 2019, at the Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville, Florida.
James was born April 7, 1951 in Long County, Georgia, to Theda Browning and O. C. Browning.
James had lived most of his life in McIntosh County, graduating from Darien High School in 1969. He was employed by Georgia Pacific as Foreman of Machine Number 4 and Number 5 , retiring after 42 years of service. James was of the Baptist faith. He was avid golfer, and enjoyed spending time with his daughter Ashley. He leaves many fond memories that will be cherished by all.
Survived by; daughter Ashley Miles of Darien, GA; sister Elizabeth Poppell Williams of Darien, GA, sister Betty (Ron) Schmid of Darien, GA and sister Carolyn (Billy) Rountree of Springfield, GA; girlfriend Lisa Sawyer of Darien, GA; and Ashley’s mother Donna Lewis Gosnell of Darien, GA. James is also survived by several nieces, nephews and other family members.
James was preceded in death by his mother Theda Browning and father O. C. Browning; and brother Fred Browning
Friends are cordially invited to a visitation with the family from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, May 23, 2019, at Edo Miller and Sons Funeral home, 3321 Glynn Ave., in Brunswick, followed by a funeral service at 3 p.m., in the chapel of Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home, where Reverend Danny Stillwell will officiate. Interment will follow the service at St. Andrew’s Cemetery in Darien, Ga.
Serving as pallbearers are Mike Lewis, Eric Lewis, Don Lewis, Billy Rountree, Ron Schmid and Tim Burkhead, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers are Dr. Charles Tucker, Dr. William G. Grubb, Dr. Bryan Krull, Darien High School Class of 1969 and friends and coworkers
Arrangements are entrusted to Edo Miller and Sons Funeral Home. www.edomillerandsons.com