John F. Brown

Born in Jackson County, Tennessee on February 3, 1932

Departed on April 15, 2016 and resided in Cross Plains, Tennessee

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Age 84, of Cross Plains, passed away April 15, 2016.
Mr. Brown was a faithful member of Grace Missionary Baptist Church since 1967, where he served as the church clerk for 30 years. He enjoyed singing gospel music, serving as song leader for many years, woodworking, gardening, spending time outdoors and watching animals, especially in the last few years while trying to keep the squirrels out of the bird feeders. Mr. Brown was a retiree from TDOT after 40 years of service as a construction contracts analyst.
Preceded in death by his parents, Monroe & Eula Brown; sister, Thelma Blood; brother, Grady Brown. Survived by his loving wife of 52 years Sarah Frances Brown; daughter, Kathy Minor (John); sisters, Ellen Young & Ruth Brown; several nieces, nephews & extended family.
Memorial contributions may be made to Grace Missionary Baptist Church (103 Ingrid Way, Hendersonville, TN, 37075)
A Life Celebration will be held 2:00pm, Tuesday April 19th with burial to follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 4:00pm – 8:00pm, Monday & 11:00am – 2:00pm, Tuesday at Hendersonville Funeral Home 353 E Main St Hendersonville, TN 37075 615-824-3855 hendersonvillefh.com

One Comment to John F. Brown

  1. Bob and Rebecca Vanderpool
    April 18, 2016 6:41 pm

    Mrs Sarah you know we have you and your family in our prayers at this time. Bob and I loved Bro John and always looked forward to seeing the two of you. He was our loving customer at the bank and we all loved getting him as a customer. He was such a wonderful Christian example in the business place as well at church and the community. I always felt honored to have our long talks at the bank, sometimes on banking but mostly on our churches and the Lord’s work. Thank you for allowing us to be a small part of Bro. John’s life. Bob and Rebecca Vanderpool

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