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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My heart goes out to the family. May the words at Isaiah 41:10 bring your family comfort.
- Dorothy Young
All Point Bulletin- APB March 30, 2019 Stolen - My friend - James Brown When I think of the technologically advanced time in which we live, its hard for me to believe that anything can or will be stolen from us. From 24 hour home monitoring and bars on windows and doors, to personally watching our homes on our cell phones or TV; I felt so secure. The alarm on my car is so sophisticated, it has to recognize my voice and acknowledge my finger print before it lets me in. And yet, we have been robbed. In broad daylight. And I know who it was; our security didn't let us down. No need to call the police nor arm ourselves and go after the culprit. You see, it is the greatest theft all, he didn't steal what was protected under locks and security. What he took was our joy; our hopes for tomorrow, our partner, our friend; our love one. Irreplaceable. So now we cry, we hurt, we may doubt, but, we must go on. Today, it is raining, tomorrow maybe cloudy; but joy still comes in the morning. Bless God, for He will keep us as we keep our eyes on Him. With our condolences, Bishop Joel N Bohannon, Sr. Church of God's Way, Birmingham, Alabama
- Joel Bohannon
May god give you comfort and strenght during this time, But their will be a new earth and new heaven for us to dwell .James has brought so much joy and laughter in our life, and all the fun times.Our Prayers are with you All. Love You Cousin Betty Wells&Family
- Sonya Wells
Our prayers and condolences are with you in your time of grief .James was a very special friend and we will always cherish memories of him and his friendship .May God continue to Bless and strengthen you,always. The Hawkins Family
- Emma Hawkins
May God bless you and your family in your time of sorrow.
- Nkr~John 11:25

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