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Mr. Johnny B. Brown, Jr.

October 25, 1946 ~ March 14, 2022 (age 75)

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In Memory

On October 25, 1946, the late Johnny B Brown, Sr. and Mary M. Brown welcomed a second child, first son, Johnny B. Jr. into this world, with 12 more following.    On July 21, 1970, Johnny B. (Deek) married the love of his life, Betty Jean Walker.  In this Holy union, they welcomed six beautiful angels, one which preceded him in death, Emma Jean Brown and two grand sons:Anthony and Melvin, Jr.

He leaves to cherish his loving memories, five adult children: Martha (Wayne) Hutchins, Blakely, Ga., Sarah ( Earnest ) of Edison, Ga., Mary ( David ) of Colquitt, Ga., Calvin ( Rochelle ) of Dothan, Al. and his baby boy, Melvin (Shakira ) of Columbia, Al.

  Johnny B. served in the United States Army.  He also served as a deacon for many years at St. John Mill Place until Covid.  He was a Security Guard at UBI until his health started failing.

He also leaves 17 grandchildren: Damien, Tervarious, Kabrina, La’Ron, Ta’Neill, Fernandez, Jr., Wellington, Jr., Layani, De’Onte, Calvin, Jr.  Trevarius, CeeCee, Tamesha, Zion, Melvin Jr., Zendaya and Cayden.

Fourteen Great Grands: Malaysia, Inonna, Davieon, Lyra, Khylin, Princeston, Brooklyn, Jade, Anthony, Coba, La’Ron, Jr., A’Mir, and La’Trell and Calvin III. He leaves three loving sisters: Willie Vera Perkins (Willie) of Damascus, Ga., Janie M. Brown of Blakely, Ga., and Ret. Staff Sgt. Bertha Powell of Columbus, Ga. Two brothers: Sylvester Brown ( Bertha ) of Blakely, Ga., and Ret. Sgt. Marvin Brown (Sandra ) of Anchorage, Alaska.

Also preceded him in death: His father and Mother, Johnny B. Brown, Sr. and Mary Brown, 2 brothers: Nathaniel and Robert Brown and five sisters: Geraldine Miles, Mary Smith, Mella Mae Bennett, Virginia Brown and Annie Lett, also a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.

Peoples Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

Services: Pleasant Grove Church Cemetery  @ 2:00P.M.  March 19, 2022

Eulogist: Rev. Johnny Kegler

Pallbearers: Earnest Timpson, Calvin Brown, Jr.,Fernandez Thomas, Trevarius Brown, Damien Brown, Tervarious Brown

Honorary Pallbearers: Sons and Sons-in-law

Flower Bearers: Nieces, Families and Friends


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Graveside Service
March 19, 2022

2:00 PM
Pleasant Grove A.M.E. Cemetery
5365 North Old River Road
Blakely, GA 39823

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