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WILMINGTON — John Lewis Browning Jr., 77, died Monday, Jan. 9, 2017.

Born in Wilmington, Mr Browning was preceded in death by his parents, John and Virginia Browning.

Surviving are his wife of 58 years, Mary Ann Gregg Browning; daughter, Rebecca Browning Albea of Wilmington; son, John Lewis Browning III of Taylorsville; and Alan Gregg Browning of Thomasville.

A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, at College Acres Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to College Acres Baptist Church, 702 E. Wood Road, Wilmington, NC 28403.