James D. Brownlie, Sr., 70, of Macomb, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, in Oklahoma City.

James D. Brownlie, Sr., 70, of Macomb, died Sunday, Dec. 19, 2010, in Oklahoma City.
James was born June 17, 1940, in Windsor, Canada, to Andrew and Anastasia (Deans) Brownlie. Married Vivian A. Lawrence July 5, 1997. He was a salior of the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam era. James was a retired assembly worker at General Motors and a member VFW Post 11194, of Konawa. James enjoyed woodworking, reading western novels, working crossword puzzles and yard work with his Kubota tractor.
James was preceded in death by one son, James Brownlie, II; parents; brothers, Peter, Andrew, Kenneth and Roy Brownlie; and one sister, Annette Hanson.
Survived by his wife, Vivian Brownlie of the home; two grandchildren, Madline Brownlie, of Dale, and Allea Brownlie, of Tecumseh; step-children and spouses, Colleen and Daniel Watson, of Oklahoma City, Michael and Lillie Davis, Vanessa and Jeremy Corona, and LeeAnn Barnett, all of Tecumseh; step grandchildren, Melissa, Manuel, Megan, Connilee, Dakota, Justin, Michael, Blake, Laine, Caleb, Brayden and Allie; mother-in-law, Corene Page, of Smithville; father-in-law, David Lawrence ,of Macomb; sister-in-law and spouse, Melinda and Jerry Yates and their daughter, Miranda Noonan; brother-in-law and spouse, David and Erin Lawrence, of Macomb; numerous nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; special friends, Larry and Cindy Deardorff and Gary and Debbie Seals; and many other special friends and family.
Service will be 10 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at Cooper Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Chad Broderick of Tecumseh Assembly of God Church officiating. Burial will follow at Watson Cemetery under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.
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