James  Brown

James Brown

January 2nd, 1935 - August 17th, 2019
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James Brown was born on January 2, 1935 to the very proud
parents, Iva Alexander and Joshua Brown in Grand Lake,

James accepted Christ at an early age, at Hopewell M.B. Church
in Chicago.

James attended Elementary & High School in Eudora, Arkansas.
He loved watching western movies and listen to his music.

James was a long-time employee of Milco Candy Factory and later
went on to work for a small company that sold chickens until his
health began to fail.

James Brown departed this life on August 17, 2019 at 10:30
a.m. at the Holy Cross Comfort Care Hospice Center. James was
preceded in death by: Both parents and his wife, along with one

James leaves to cherish his memory: A devoted sister, Izora
Ferguson; two sons, James Brown and Graylon Brown (Myrna);
six grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-
grandson, Graylon the fourth; a host of cousins in Detroit and
Chicago; and one aunt of Eudora, Arkansas He had a special and
remarkable relationship with Elisa a.k.a Bebe.
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    Tuesday August 27th, 2019 | 10:00am
    Tuesday August 27th, 2019 10:00am
    Smith and Thomas Funeral Home
    5708 West Madison st
    CHICAGO, IL 60644
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Tuesday, August 27, 2019 Visitation: 10:00 a.m. Funeral: 10:30 a.m. Smith & Thomas Funeral Home 5708 West Madison Street Chicago, IL 60644


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