August 16, 1941 - January 9, 2020
SPANISHBURG – Willis Gratton (W.G.) Browning, 78, of Spanishburg entered Glory on January 9, 2020 at Princeton Community Hospital. He was the son of the late William and Ethel Deel Browning and was the surviving child of a family of 13 children. Willis graduated from Spanishburg High School in 1960. He graduated from Northwestern Diesel Exchange in Chicago, IL; and Cummins Detroit Diesel Allison in Dearborn, MI; and Northwestern Taxidermy in Chicago, IL. He was employed by O.R. Schockley & Son, Pepsi Cola Bottling, Tinder-White Equipment, Dalton Automotive, and Ken Carter Engine Rebuilders. He was an ordained deacon at Rich Creek Baptist Church and later at Maranatha Baptist Church. He enjoyed his family, the outdoors, and telling people about his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. He is survived by his wife and soulmate of 54 years, the love of his life, Cora Nilene Walker Browning. They have three children, Rhonda White and husband Randall, Gary Browning and wife Tonya, and Rebecca Gray and husband Stephen; seven grandchildren, Amanda Yates, Phillip, Jennifer, Jacob, Gabriella, Chelsea and Kayla, and two step-grandchildren, Austin and Sierra Lawhorn. Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Monday, January 13 at Maranatha Baptist Church, 314 Oakvale Road, Princeton with Pastor Marvin Mills, Pastor Ralph Calfee and Pastor Johnny W. Gray officiating. Interment will follow at the Bowling Cemetery in Spanishburg. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Friends may visit with the family from 5-7 p.m. Sunday, January 12 at Maranatha Baptist Church. Memorial contributions may be made to Maranatha Baptist Church Arrangements by Bailey-Kirk Funeral Home in Princeton. To view a video tribute or send the family online condolences please visit www.bailey-kirk.com.
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