Funeral services for Dr. James Edward Brown, Sr., 72, of
Douglasville, Georgia, will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday, June 7,
2009, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Granville Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 12 Noon until
time of services.
Dr. Brown passed away on June 4, 2009.
He was born September 16, 1936, in Gainesboro, TN, to
Helen G. Brown and the late Charles E. Brown. He was
married to the late Rosie Brown. He was a retired dentist.
Dr. Brown was a member of the Douglasville Church of
Christ. For 25 years, he served as the team physician for the
Douglas County High School football team. He was a former
diver with the Douglas County Rescue Squad, and a former
board member of Cobb Hospital, where he orchestrated the in-
house dental program.
He was a lifelong member of the Douglasville Gentlemen’s
Garden Club. He did his pre-med training at Tennessee Tech in
Cookeville, TN, and was a graduate of the University of
Tennessee Dental School – Class of 1960.
In addition to his wife and father, he was preceded in death
by 1 Sister: Patsy Bentley.
Survivors include his Mother: Helen G. Brown of
Gainesboro, TN; 2 Sons: James E. Brown, Jr. and wife,
Barbara, of Douglasville, GA, and David Brown and wife, Heidi,
of Smyrna, GA; 5 Grandchildren: Jeb Brown, Jake & Tiffany
Brown, Tony Brown, Jackson Brown, and Jenna & Brodie
Barton; and 1 Great-Grandchild: Addison Elise Brown.
Several brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, and nephews
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