Joseph Sydney Brown, 89, was born on May 25, 1928, to Everett and Rebecca Brown in Pleasant Hill, TN. He passed away on Aug. 15, 2017. Joseph enjoyed doing many things throughout his life, but most of all he loved preaching. He enjoyed singing and playing music. Joseph also enjoyed being outside gardening and was a mechanic of all things.
He is survived by his wife, Virgie Willetta Brown; children, Debra K. Hensley (Allen), Dwana J. Deck (Randy) and Joey L. Brown (Robin); grandchildren, Eric, Tammy, Jo, Heather, Hannah, Vanna and James; great grandchildren, Kylee, Chloe, Jason, Emma, Alli, Amelia, Thaid, John, Daniel, Luther, Calvin, Pearl and Knox; brothers, Earl Brown, John Brown and Tony Brown; and sisters, Lola Brown, Nadean Randolph, Darlene Hayes, Faye Brown and Connie Brown.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Everett and Rebecca Brown; brothers, Carl Lester Brown and Charlie Brown; and sister, Della Mae Richardson.
Family received friends on Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Crossville Memorial Funeral Home. A funeral service for Joseph was also held on Thursday beginning at 7 p.m. with Mike McCartney officiating. He will be laid to rest in New Pleasant Hill Cemetery on Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at 10 a.m.
Published on August 17, 2017