James E. Brown
January 16,1956 - March 24,2019
Obituary for James E. Brown
With humble respect, Sewell Mortuary in Grantville announces the transition of James E. Brown on March 24th, 2019.
Funeral service will be March 30th, 2019, 12:00 PM at Greater Jehovah Baptist Church in Grantville Ga
Visitation is 3/29/19 from 3 to 6 PM at Sewell Mortuary in Grantville GA.
James Edward Brown was born January 16, 1956 in Atlanta, Georgia to Sarah Louise Brown and late Samuel Joe Middlebrooks. He was raised by his late maternal grandparents, Robert Lee and Jessie Mae Brown.
As a young boy, he joined John Wesley Methodist Church and later graduated from Central High School in Grantville. He married Rowena Fitten as a young man and, from this union, four sons were born. He spent his last years with his very special friend, Melissa Heard. James was well-known for his love of cars. This love lead to employment with J.D. Hines Garage, where he later retired. James was known for his distinguished voice and the laughter that he brought to any room.
On March 24, 2019, God called James home from labor to reward.
James Brown leaves to cherish loving memories his wife, Rowena Brown; mother, Sarah Middlebrooks; six sons: Johnathan Fitten, Travis Finch, Jason Brown, Jeremy “Tony” Brown, Jarvis Brown, Wayne Heard; three daughters: Courtney Heard, Amanda Jackson, Donnica Heard; and special friend, Melissa Heard. He is also survived by three brothers: Alan Dunn (Yolanda), Felton Middlebrooks, Randy Middlebrooks; two sisters: Constance Hall (Darrell), Cynthia Middlebrooks; two aunts: Rosa Wilkerson (Robert), Martha Maye (Benny); and two uncles: Robert L. Brown, Jr. (the late Doris Brown) and William Trammell (the late Mary Trammell). James Brown will also be forever remembered by his twenty-five grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family and dear friends.
He is preceded in death by his aunts and uncles: Curtis and Jessie Lee Moody, Levi and Hazel Jackson.
Grantville City Cemetery
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