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James Guy Brown

September 20, 1942 ~ April 5, 2019 (age 76)

James G. (Jim) Brown of Rossville, GA has gone home to be with Lord.

Mr. Brown passed away Friday, April 5th, at home. 


A former resident of the Home for Children in Sevierville, TN, an Air Force Veteran, and graduate of Lee College in Cleveland, TN, Mr. Brown led a life of service to young people. 


He retired from the Bradley County School system after 30 years of coaching, teaching, and administrative work.  Mr. Brown influenced many around him in a positive way through his gracious spirit and contagious smile.


He was preceded in death by his former spouse Nancy K. Brown.


Survivors include his beloved wife Ella; sister, Carol (Carroll) Guhne; brother, Peter John; daughter, Jami; grandson, Kaden; son, Denny (Julie); grandchildren: Emma, William, Jonathan, Gracie; 9 additional blessings of grandchildren, and 2 great grandchildren through marriage to Ella.


The family will receive friends at Lane Funeral Home’s South Crest Chapel on Tuesday, April 9th from 1pm-3pm with a celebration of life service to follow at 3pm.


Mr. Brown will be laid to rest at the National Cemetery in Chattanooga, TN during a private interment on Wednesday.


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Arrangements are by the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory located at the end of historic Missionary Ridge, Rossville.

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