J R Brown


October 20, 1935 - August 2, 2014

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J R Brown, age 78, of Bereah, Florida, passed away on Saturday, August 2, 2014. He was born October 20, 1935 in Crosby, Tennessee to Henry and Virgie (Jenkins) Brown. He worked as a mechanic, but was a farmer at heart, enjoying his cattle and farming. JR has been a resident of Bereah, FL since 1973, coming from New Jersey.
He is survived by his wife Margaret Brown; Daughter Bonny Owens; Grandson Christopher Owens; Sisters Ella Ryan and Ruth Downs. He is preceded in death by four sisters Ota Brown, Gladys Jenkins, Polly Weeks, Betty Lamson; and Brother Roby Brown.
A visitation will be held on Wednesday, August 6, 2014 from 7:00 9:00 PM at the Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home of Avon Park. He will be laid to rest in Eglington Cemetery in Clarksboro, NJ.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Good Shepherd Hospice.

Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home
Avon Park, Florida
www.stephensonnelsonfh.com