American Veteran 04

Jerry Wayne Brown

February 22, 1950 ~ May 22, 2020 (age 70)


Jerry Wayne Brown, 70 of Rossville, passed away Friday, May 22nd, 2020 in his home.


Jerry was born in Trenton, GA but lived for many years in Cleveland and Akron, OH. He was of the Baptist faith and was a proud US Navy veteran having served on the USS Semmes. Jerry retired from CARTA after 30 years of service as a Supervisor. In his free time, Jerry earned his private pilot’s license and loved the freedom of flying. He was a “jack-of-all-trades” who enjoyed: photography, Civil War history, vertical caving, metal detecting, and wood working. He could work on and fix just about anything.


Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, R.L. and Olvalene Brown; and son, Robert Brown.


Survivors include his wife, Dianne Brown; son, Aaron Brown; daughters, Chrissy (Rusty) Parkhill and Melissa (Travis) Owensby; grandchildren: Lulu and Jonathan Parkhill, Laurel (Chandler) Freed; and Valerie (Robert) Baker; several great grandchildren; siblings: Jack (John) Brown and Doug (Rebecca) Brown; and several nieces and nephews.


Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 27th, at 9:30am in the South Crest Chapel. Webcasting is available on Lane’s website. A private family interment will be held in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.


Condolences may be shared at


The family will receive friends on Tuesday, May 26th from 5-8pm in the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.  

To send flowers to Jerry's family, please visit our floral store.


May 26, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lane Funeral Home and Crematory-South Crest
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741

Funeral Service
May 27, 2020

9:30 AM
Lane Funeral Home and Crematory-South Crest
833 Chickamauga Ave
Rossville, GA 30741

Video is available for this event

© 2020 Lane Funeral Home - South Crest Chapel. All Rights Reserved. | Privacy Policy | Terms of Service