Visitation will be today, Aug. 5, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Parlor. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011, at Collins-Burke Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Cedar Creek Church of Christ Cemetery in Oakman. Barry Bennett will officiate.
He was preceded in death by his father, Grady D. Brown; mother, Annie Brown; brother, Roger Brown; father-in-law, Bonnie Chappell; and mother-in-law, Alma Chappell.
He is survived by his wife, Bonnie Chappell Brown of Sumiton; sons, Kevin Brown (Kerry) and Jason Brown (Farrah); sisters, Shelby Knight (Tommy), Betty Williams (Joe) and Lisa Blackwell (Phillip); brothers, Jimmy Brown (Sherry), Herman Brown (Laura), Chester Brown, David Brown (Elouise), Gary Brown (Kristie) and Phillip Brown (Lisa); brother-in-law, Jerry Chappell (Diane); grandchildren, Jenna Lee Brown, Myla Paige Brown and Hudson Troy Brown; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.