Funeral services for Mrs. Helen Grisham Brown, 97, of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 1 P.M. on Thursday, July 10,
2014, at Anderson – Upper Cumberland Funeral Home in
Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the Granville Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 6 P.M. - 9
P.M., and Thursday from 9 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Monday, July 7, 2014, at Kindred
Transitional Care and Rehabilitation - Masters in Algood, TN.
She was born July 21, 1916, in Granville, TN, to the late
Oscar Grisham and Jennie B. Sutton Grisham. On June 4,
1933, she was married to the late Charles E. Brown. She was a
retired high school teacher at Jackson County High School, and
a member of the Gainesboro Church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 1 Son and Daughter-in-Law: Dr. James E. Brown,
Sr. and Rozell M. "Rosie" Brown; 1 Daughter: Patsy Bentley; 1
Sister: Reba Gertrude Grisham; 2 Brothers: Frank Lee
Grisham and Robert William Grisham; 1 Nephew: Daniel
Grisham; and 1 Sister-in-Law: Loese Grisham.
Survivors include 5 Grandchildren: James E. Brown, Jr. and
wife, Barbara, of Douglasville, GA, Charles David Brown of
Smyrna, GA, Mike Bentley of Gainesboro, TN, Beth Bentley-
Shelton and husband, Tim, of Knoxville, TN, and Jennifer
Bentley-Brown and husband, Al, of St. Marys, GA; 1 Brother:
Earl Grisham of Smyrna, TN; 8 Great Grandchildren: Jeb
Brown, Jake Brown, Jenna Brown, Tony Brown, Bentley
Cunningham, Albert Brown, Helen A. Brown, and Jackson
Brown; 1 Great Great Grandchild: Addie Brown; and Special
Nieces and Nephews: Peggy Birdwell, Jo Kathryn Johnson, Billy
B. Jenkins, Bill Grisham, L.B. Johnson, and Ben Birdwell.
Bro. Dan Huffines and Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at
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