HOULTON – Eugene E. Brown, 86, died March 16, 2008, at a local hospital. He was born Sept. 4, 1921, in Houlton, the son of Elmer and Cora (Wasson) Brown. Gene was a 60-year member of Houlton United Methodist Church and a 50-year life member of Rockabema Lodge of Odd Fellows. Gene was a longtime employee of Almond H. Fogg Co., working with them for 42 years. He is survived by his wife, Jean (Tracy) Brown of Houlton; his daughter, Marilyn J. Briggs and her husband, Vaughn, of Gorham, N.H.; three grandchildren, David V. Briggs and special friend, Kierston Cordwell, Kimberly Bigeau and her husband, John, and Rick Briggs and his wife, Charlene; seven great-grandchildren, Alexsa, Kelsey, Bryanna, Emma Briggs, Spenser, Madison and Tyler Bigeau; one brother, James Brown and his wife, Shirley, of Florida; many cousins, nieces and nephews. Friends may call noon until time of the service 1 p.m. Tuesday at Dunn Funeral Home. Spring interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery. Friend may make gifts in Gene’s memory to Houlton United Methodist Church, care of Dunn Funeral Home, 11 Park St., Houlton, ME 04730.