Funeral services for Mr. James Edward Brown, 70, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 2 P.M. on Tuesday, August 27,
2019, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Hensley Cemetery in
the Freewill community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Monday from 3 P.M. – 8 P.M.,
and Tuesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
He passed away on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, at
Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
He was born October 29, 1948, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Roy J.B. Brown and Effie Belle Jones Brown. On May 25,
1979, he was married to the late Marilyn “Merle” Brown, who
passed away November 25, 2017. He was a factory worker, and
served on the Farm Bureau board and the Old Gainesboro
Road Utility District board. He was a member of the Church of
Christ at Freewill, and an avid fan of the JCHS Blue Devils.
In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by
an Infant Brother; his Maternal Grandparents: Sid Tom and
Nannie Jones; and his Paternal Grandparents: Mark and Leona
Survivors include 1 Brother: Roy F. (Denise) Brown of
Gainesboro, TN; 3 Nephews: Kevin Brown, Justin Robinson,
and Jared Robinson; 4 Nieces: Amber Jacobs, Kristy Brown,
Jackie Miller, and Tish Whittenburg; and 2 Brothers-in-Law:
Gary and Estle Robinson, both of Gainesboro, TN. Several
great nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive.
Bro. Wayne Crossman, Bro. Nathan Miller, and Bro. Alan Judd
will officiate at the services.
Memorial donations may be made to the Hensley Cemetery
Fund by contacting the funeral home.
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