Funeral services for Brother H.S. Brown, 86, of Cookeville,
TN, will be held at 12 Noon on Wednesday, March 30, 2016, at
Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro,
TN. Burial will follow in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 4 P.M. - 9
P.M., and Wednesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Sunday, March 27, 2016, at NHC
Healthcare of Cookeville.
He was born February 11, 1930, in Overton County, TN, to
the late Charlie Benton Brown and Lula Ayers Brown. On
December 25, 1953, he was married to the late Lucille Pryor
Brown, who passed away December 14, 2010. He served in the
U.S. Army during the Korean War, earning the rank of Corporal
and serving as an assistant chaplain. Brother Brown was a
Brother Brown loved the Lord; he had a genuine
compassion for people and made himself available as a servant
to many families in their time of need. H.S. began his 50 plus
years in the Ministry as an Evangelist holding tent and brush
arbor meetings in the Upper Cumberland area in the 1950's.
H.S. was a former Minister of the Burristown Assembly of God
and the New Hope Community Church, both in Jackson County,
after which he continued to preach and serve until his health
prevented him to do so. He attended Trinity Assembly of God in
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in
death by 6 Sisters: Grace Nevins, Lois West, Clarice
Tomlinson, Essie Hodges, Eunice Sullivan, and Ava Brown; and
1 Brother: Grady Brown.
Survivors include 1 Daughter: Jeanette (Randy) Hansel of
Gainesboro, TN; 1 Granddaughter: Rebecca Hansel of
Nashville, TN; and Special Friends: Gary and Ann Barker.
Several nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive.
Bro. Jim Moore and Bro. Glen Burks will officiate at the
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