He was preceded in death by his parents, Avery Brown and Claudie Brown; brother, Louie Brown; and brother-in-law, William Weldon Cunningham Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Jimmie Nell Brown; one son, Don Brown; one daughter, Susan Cheatwood (Robert); sister, Betty Joyce Cunningham; brothers, Frank Brown and Robert Brown; one granddaughter, Amanda Cheatwood; caregivers, Ann Whitlow and Charmine Hollie; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be today, Nov. 24, 2013, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home. Graveside services will be Monday, Nov. 25, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Boshell Cemetery in Jasper. The Rev. George Barrera will officiate.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571