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Deacon Bennie James Brown
05/17/1935
07/05/2017
Deacon Bennie James Brown

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Deacon Bennie James Brown
Deacon Bennie
James
Brown

Service Schedule

07/21/2017
4:00 - 7:00 PM
Postell's Mortuary Chapel
811 North Powers Drive
Orlando, Florida
07/22/2017
11:00 AM
Life Center Church
63 E. Kennedy Boulevard
Eatonville, Florida

Obituary

Deacon Bennie James Brown, 82, of Geneva, FL, departed this life on Wednesday, July 5, 2017. Bennie was born in Faceville, GA on May 17, 1935 to Jack Brown and Mary Lee. He moved to Geneva, Florida in 1985, and was a member of Life Center Church, Eatonville. Bennie James was the owner of the Roadside Nursery and Brown's Landscape in the historic town of Eatonville. He became a deacon at Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Church where he served faithfully and helped build the sanctuary.

In 1962 he enjoyed singing with "The Sing Songs" Gospel Group, which he played the base guitar. He enjoyed fishing, and his favorite sport was major league baseball. Deacon Brown was a hard worker and used his time and talents to help with family, friends and the community. He was a loving father, brother and friend who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Deacon Brown is survived by his daughters, Gwen Washington, Chris Brown, Irene Brown, Sheila Jones; sons, Eddie D. Brown, Willie B. Brown, Kerry (Mary) Brown, Jeffery (Arica) Brown, Ted Brown, Kent Brown; sisters, Margaret Davis, Marie Terry, Creola Dassie; brothers, Rev. Bennie Lee Brown, James E. Brown, Donnie Polk; 33 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; 2 great great grandchildren; 9 God children; and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, July 21, 2017 from 4-7PM at the mortuary. A service of celebration will be held on Saturday, July 22, 2017, 11:00AM at Life Center Church, 63 E. Kennedy Boulevard, Eatonville with Bishop Ronald F. Kimble, Sr., Presiding. Interment: Eatonville Memorial Gardens, Eatonville.

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Created On: 08/19/2017 15:02:08

2 Corinthians 1:3, 4 Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort,4who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God.


Charlie smith
Created On: 08/11/2017 07:02:38

Bennie was conscience of his spiritual needs, may you all find courage from what the bible says about the contrition of those who has fallen asleep in death ecclesiastes9:5


Dela
Created On: 07/21/2017 10:22:31

Our thoughts and prayers are with you
With deepest sympathy from Dela and family


Morse Family
Created On: 07/17/2017 09:43:38

It is always an honor to learn of Men in our culture that has contributed positive efforts of shinning lights; that the world may know Jesus Christ is with us through our cultural adversities, and that our Men of Faith do represent future Hope from their achievements\\\'. Blessings Families of Bennie Brown in the name of Jesus.


Mrs.Patricia Boyd-Lampkin
Created On: 07/16/2017 07:23:01

To the Browm & Jones Family We are so sorry for your loss.I pray that God will comfort you doing this difficult time.May God bless each of you with his unconditional love.

with Deepest Sympathy form the Lampkin Family


Alonzo B. Brown III
Created On: 07/13/2017 08:41:53

Rip cousin


Larry & Yvonne Battle Billingslea
Created On: 07/12/2017 21:26:34

May God send comfort, and peace to the whole family.


Kathy Evans Ahonkhai
Created On: 07/12/2017 12:21:59

May God grant the family, of our cousin, comfort, strength, and peace. I am the daughter of John Evans, granddaughter of Mary Louvenia Williams Evans, the great granddaughter of Sarah Brown Evans, and great great granddaughter of Matthew Brown and Malinda Caesar.


Sarah F. Gautier
Created On: 07/12/2017 12:02:23

Sending condolences to the family on the passing of our Cousin. May God send you comfort and peace. God bless. Granddaughter of Lendie Brown Wigham.


BBW Family
Created On: 07/12/2017 11:02:10

We are deeply saddened by the loss of our dear cousin Bennie James. You have our condolences family.


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