Dr. Howard V. Brabson
Dr. Howard V. Brabson, age 87, of Ann Arbor, Mich., formerly of Knoxville, peacefully passed away Tuesday, January 1, 2013. He was a retired professor at the University of Michigan and president emeritus of the National Association of Black Social Workers. Preceded in death by his father, Alfred L. Jones, Jr.; mother, Fannie R. Brabson; and wife, Rudiene Houston. Funeral service will be Saturday, January 26, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Student Parish, 331 Thompson St., Ann Arbor, Mich., 48104. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to the following organizations: Ann Arbor Community Center, 625 N. Main St. Ann Arbor MI 48105, 734-662-3128, www.annarbor-communitycenter.org; Black Family Development, Inc., 2995 East Grand Boulevard, Detroit MI 48202, 313-758-0150, http://www.blackfamilydevelopment.org ; Youth Ville Detroit, 7375 Woodward Avenue #2800, Detroit MI 48202, Tel. 313-309-1300 http://www.youthvilledetroit.org . Arrangements by Muehlig Funeral Chapel, 403 S. Fourth Avenue, Ann Arbor, Mich. Tel 734-663-3375. Announcement by Foothills Funeral Home, Maryville.