The family will receive friends today, Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Collins-Burke Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be Thursday, Aug. 15, 2013, at 1 p.m. in the Collins-Burke Chapel with burial in the Walker Memory Gardens. Dr. Sammie Reid will officiate.
Brown was preceded in death by his brothers, Barney Brown, Clover Brown and Vincent Brown; sisters, Florence Brown, Vivian Harrell Williams, Rosie Franklin and Mary Brown; father, William R. Brown; mother, Annie Smallwood Brown.
He is survived by his wife, Eldoner Souter Brown; son, Jerome Arnold Brown; sister, Jean Douglas; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Collins-Burke Funeral Home, Jasper; 205-384-5571