INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Shelvy A. "Buddy" Brown, 76, of Indianapolis, passed away Jan. 18, 2014. He was born Oct. 25, 1937, in Marrowbone, to Herman and Elsie Vibert Brown. He worked for General Motors Truck and Bus in Indianapolis for 35 years, retiring in 2000. He was a member of Southeastern Church of Christ.
Buddy is survived by his wife, Geraldine Branham Brown; children, Lana (John) Dougherty, Michael (Lee Ann) Brown, sisters, Shirley Ballard, Sue Weems, Eulene Raynor; grandchildren, Michalie, Maleah, Malachi Brown, Jake and Kara Dougherty and several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his brother, Ted Brown.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, Jan. 21, at 10:30 a.m. at Little and Sons Stop 11 Chapel. Visitation will be Monday from 4 to 7:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Orchard Hill Cemetery, Wanamaker. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions in Buddy's name may be made to the Southeastern Church of Christ Children's Home.