Reverend James C. Brown, age 92, passed away Sunday, April 8th, at his residence under the care of Kindred Hospice, surrounded by his loving family.
Reverend Brown was born in Groveland and lived most of his life in Bulloch County. He was a World War II veteran, serving in the United States Navy. He retired from Union Camp after 25 years of service and served as minister at Faith Tabernacle Church in Brooklet for 45 years. After retiring from Union Camp, he went to work with the Town of Brooklet in the Public Works Department, working there for more than 20 years. He was a member of Faith Tabernacle Church and worked with his late wife to care for and foster over 100 children throughout the years.
Reverend Brown was preceded in death by his wife of
68 years, Doris Futch Brown, and four sisters.
He is survived by daughters, Pat Roberts and husband, Emory, and Margie Sanders and husband, Jimmy, all of Brooklet, and Brenda Ussery and husband, Donnie, of Statesboro; sons, Jimmy Brown and wife, Nell, of Soperton and Tommy Brown and wife, Tracey, of Statesboro; sisters, Lillian Slater and husband, Lester, of Statesboro and Earlene Smith and husband, Frank, of Metter; 11 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
A gathering of family and friends will be held 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 11th, at Hodges-Moore Funeral Home.
The funeral service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday,
April 12th, in the chapel of Hodges-Moore Funeral Home with Reverend Lawrence Butler officiating.
Burial will follow in Bulloch Memorial Gardens.
Pallbearers will be Dean Roberts, Tony Roberts, Matt Aldrich, Don Ussery, Dwayne Rogers, Kevin Brown, Wil Brown and Cody Nesmith.
Please visit our online memorial at www.hodgesmoore.com to sign the guestbook and share fond memories with the Brown family.
Hodges-Moore Funeral Home is in charge of funeral arrangements.
Statesboro Herald, April 11, 2018
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