John Charles Brown, 83, of Brandon, a retired machinist at Emhart Corporation., died Monday, Aug. 2, 2021 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. Graveside services are 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021 at Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Lyon. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale is handling the arrangements.
Mr. Brown was a member of Rena Lara Baptist Church. He served his country in the U.S. Army.
Survivors include his daughter Charleen (John) Sproles of Brandon; sister June Brown Strider of Rena Lara; grandchildren Matthew Charles Sproles of Brandon, Macy Elizabeth Sproles of Brandon.
He was preceded in death by his wife Karleen "Kaye" Tillman Brown; parents Harvey and Daisy Russell Brown; brothers LD Brown, Paul Brown, Harrison Brown, James Marshall "Billy" Brown, Quay Brown, Drew Carthell "Chicken" Brown; sister Altha Lee Brown Lee.
Memorials may be sent to In Lieu of flowers please make donations to Alzheimer's Association Mississippi Chapter, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601.