A memorial service for John E. Danns, 66, will be at 11 a.m. today at Thomas Chapel A.M.E Church in Copperas Cove.

Mr. Danns died Aug. 14, 2013, in a local nursing home in Harker Heights. He was born Aug. 24, 1946, in Georgetown, Guyana, the fourth child of Molly Evelyn and Edmund Montgomery Danns.

He was employed at GC Services prior to becoming ill.

Mr. Danns was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Keith Danns; and his eldest grandchild, Shane Wicks.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, Patricia Lee Danns; daughters, Charmaine and Juette Danns and Tricia Danns-Brower; sons, Duane, Kevin and Anderson Danns. He was a father-in-law to Willis Brower IV and Daphne Danns; grandfather to Shannon, Dylan, Ania, Amarius and Dean Danns, Jahczar Matthew, Tristan and Brianna Brower; brother to Phyllis Cyrus, Michael, Allan, Dr. Ken, Cedric Danns and Irving Rutherford; brother-in-law of Josephine, Brenda, Millie, Donna and Ann Danns, Hermus Cyrus, Kim Nesbitt and Tricia Rutherford; grandson of Ada Adela Layne and Samuel Layne, Rachael Danns and Henry Hooper; nephew of Frank Cummings and Courtney Layne; and uncle to numerous nieces, great-nieces, nephews and great-nephews.

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