Thomas Franklin Brown, Jr., 66, of Rossville met Jesus face to face on Thursday, November 15, 2018. Frank was a lifelong resident of the Chattanooga and North Georgia area. He was a 1970 graduate of Kirkman High School where he broke several weight lifting records. Frank worked in the Maintenance department at Mohawk Industries in Ft. Oglethorpe for over fifteen years and was on Mohawk’s Bowling team. He was ordained as a Minister in 1974, was an active member of Bible Baptist Church and attended the Auditorium Sunday School Class. Frank never met a stranger, he always had a smile on his face, and he was always looking for an opportunity to play a trick on someone. His passions in life were his Lord, his family, his church family, enjoying his rose garden, and listening to music from the 50’s and 60’s.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy and Betty Brown; and brother, Larry Wayne Brown.
Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Gloria Brown; children, Cinnamon Dawn Brown and Melinda (Lamar) Sosebee; five grandchildren, Jordon, Macy, Spencer, Garett, and Bella, all of Rossville; sisters, Wanda Sue (Lee) Campbell of Tullahoma, TN and Linda Lou (Walt) Morrison of Rossville; brothers, Steve (Millie) Brown of Rossville and Johnny (Terri) Brown of Chickamauga; and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 19th at 1:00p.m. at Bible Baptist Church 110 Talley Ave, Rossville, GA 30741 with Reverend Ricky Gravley officiating.
Interment will follow in the TN-GA Memorial Park.
The family will receive friends Monday from 11:00a.m. until the funeral hour at the church.