Troy Brown, 82, of Hale Center died Dec. 25, 2011, in Lubbock. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2011, at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Hale Center with the Rev. Carrol Green officiating. Burial will follow at Parklawn Memorial Gardens under the care of Kornerstone Funeral Directors of Plainview.Visitation will be held Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.Troy was born Jan. 3, 1929, to Bayles and Bevie Brown in Lorraine, Texas. He married Mildred Houchin Aug. 15, 1947, in Ackerly, Texas.He is survived by his wife, Mildred Brown of Hale Center; two sons, Don Brown and wife Brenda of Hale Center and Dean Brown and wife Mickey of Canyon, Texas; one brother, Billy Brown and wife Gracie of Ackerly, Texas; one sister, Dovie Jo Batson and husband Gale of Ackerly, Texas; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.The family suggests memorials to First Baptist Church of Hale Center, P.O. Box 396, Hale Center 79041; or Hale County Farm and Ranch Museum, Box 384 Hale Center, 79041; or a charity of your choice.Online condolences may be made at www.kornerstonefunerals.com.