Funeral services for Mrs. Rozell Johnson Brown, 98, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday, October
19, 2017, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Welch Cemetery in the
New Salem community of Jackson County, TN.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5 P.M. - 9
P.M., and on Thursday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at NHC
Healthcare Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born February 22, 1919, on Flynns Creek in Jackson
County, TN, to the late Henry Raines "Pap" Johnson and Leitha
Coomer Johnson. On June 14, 1946, she was married to the
late Harvie L. Brown, who passed away January 17, 1988. She
was a homemaker and farmer, and a member of the New Salem
Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 1 Son: Paul Brown; 2 Infant Daughters; 8 Brothers:
Nathan, Virgil, Vestle, Sanford, Oakley, Laddie, Elvis, and Tom
Johnson; 4 Sisters: Elvie Johnson, Ella Johnson, Frances
Hamlett, and Lassie Johnson; 1 Daughter-in-Law: Mary
Katherine Brown; and 1 Son-in-Law: Billy Dennis.
Survivors include 1 Son: Jack Brown of Gainesboro, TN; 2
Daughters: Linda Dennis (Alvin) Pryor of Gainesboro, TN, and
Anna Jean (Jimmy) Ellis of Gainesboro, TN; 5 Grandchildren:
Steve Dennis, Tracy Ellis Terry, Paula Sue Brown, Janetta
Dennis, and Joey Ellis; 6 Great Grandchildren: Summer Dennis,
Austin Dennis, Tanna Terry, Kelsey Brown, Tisha Terry, and
Remington Brown; Special Granddaughter: Lisa McCormick
Strong; and Special Caregiver: Tina Maynard.
Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at the services.
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