Marie Taylor Browning

July 26, 1924June 11, 2013

Marie Taylor Browning, 88, died Tuesday, June 11, 2013 in Macon. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 14th at 11 a.m. at Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono with burial in Riverside Cemetery with Rev. Joe McDaniel officiating. The family will greet friends from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, June 13th at Snow’s Memorial Chapel and also from 10 a.m. until service time on Friday, June 14th.

Mrs. Browning was born in Dothan, Alabama to the late Elizabeth King Taylor and Robert Joshua Taylor. She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Browning. Mrs. Browning was of the Evangelical Faith. She was a Godly and loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Marie dedicated her life to serving her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She was a church pianist, church organist and organized numerous Christian groups. She spent her life spiritually, emotionally and physically feeding the people around her that she loved.

Survivors include her three sons, Fred “Butch” Browning, Jr. (Jean) of Macon, Dr. Billy Browning (Sandy) of Tiger, GA; and James A. Browning of Macon; three grandchildren, David Browning, Beth Albright, and Michael Browning; and 5 great-grandchildren.

Visit to express condolences. Snow’s Memorial Chapel, Pio Nono Avenue has charge of arrangements.


  • Visitation Thursday, June 13, 2013
  • Funeral Service Friday, June 14, 2013

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Susan Richardson Nichols

June 24, 2013

I remember going to Mrs. Marie's and Mr. Fred's house with my mother many years ago and the wonderful times we had visiting. They were always so welcoming and warm! May all the good memories you have help you through this difficult time.

Beth Ann Tomlinson Richardson

June 24, 2013

Sending prayers for you all as you mourn the loss of your mother/grandmother/friend. Marie was a wonderful lady, and she will be missed by many! With love,

Michael (Butch) Anderson

June 15, 2013

God be with you James & family. A loss of your magnitude is deep with sadness & breaks our hearts. Celebrate your beloved one's life. Be thankful we were blessed with their awesome presence, teachings & love they showered upon us in our short time together. Honor them with the love & memories they taught us. We will be at Peace soon when we are once again unite with them in Eternal love & life.
God bless.

Connie Britt- Nixon

June 15, 2013

James, Michael, and Beth,

I am sorry for the loss of your Mother and Grandmother. Your family will be in my thoughts and in my prayers.

June 14, 2013

Fred and Brothers: Be thankful to the Lord that you all had such a long life together with your mother! My own mother died 50 years ago this past spring. Always cherish her memories with you and your family. Be strong in the Lord and He will comfort you. Your brother, Jesse.

Rosa James

June 14, 2013

I will always treasure our friendship.

Rosa James

June 14, 2013

I will always treasure your friendship.

Jennifer Bridger

June 14, 2013

So sorry for your loss keeping y'all in my prayers

Mary Lee Clark

June 14, 2013

Billy and family,

I pray that God will bless you and hold your hand during this sad time in your life.
What I remember about her was her beautiful smile! The love of The Lord radiated around her.and she always made Jesse and I feel so special..
May God continue to bless and comfort you and your family.
Sorry I can,t be there for you.

Debra Gillis Hardison

June 13, 2013

I pray God gives you comfort during this very sad time. It had been so fun reconnecting with your Mom on FB. She was filled with wisdom and Godly advice. I will remember her always.