James Brown Sr.
Posted: Monday, February 11, 2013 4:00 pm
Services will be held at 1 p.m. today (Tuesday) in the Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home Chapel in Union City with Bro. Eddie Mallonee and Bro. Dale True officiating. Burial will be in Antioch Cemetery near Hornbeak with Masonic rites with Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home in charge of the arrangements.
Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Alvin Harrell, L. D. Faulkner, Joe Wheat, Hershel Minnick, Bobby Minnick and Randy Davis.
Brown was born July 10, 1939 in Hornbeak, son of the late Arthur and Nora Irlba Prater Brown. He retired from the former Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Union City after 25 years of service, a member of Western Sun Masonic Lodge in Troy and was a member of Second Baptist Church in Union City.
Survivors include his wife of 30 years, Mrs. Mary Minnick Brown of Hornbeak; three daughters, Vickie Brown (Scott) Olds, Amanda Brown (Chris) Capps, both of Martin and Lorie Brown (Mike) Hardin of Mason Hall; two sons, James W. Jr. (Michele) Brown of Martin and Stevie (Beth) Brown of Troy; three sisters, Ann Williams and Kay Pleasant, both of Union City and Angie Brewer of Abingdon, Va.; one brother, Mac Brown of Martin; 12 grandchildren, Amy Beth Olds, Sara Anne Olds, Elizabeth Claire Capps, Emma Cameron Capps, Quentin D. Brown and Douglas Lowry Brown, all of Martin, Benjamin E. Powers of Union City, James Kendrick Hardin, Anna Katherine Hardin and Matthew Kyle Hardin, all of Mason Hall, Jonathon Gatlin Brown and Keaten Andrew Brown, both of Troy.
He was also preceded in death by one sister, Wanda Brown Murray.
Memorials may be to Hometown Walk of Hope, P. O. Box 482, Union City, TN 38281 or Second Baptist Church, 831 N. Everett Blvd., Union City, TN 38261.