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Joe Brown (Courtesy)

December 29, 1940 July 8, 2019
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Joe Brown Toccoa, GA

Joe Brown, age 78, of Toccoa, GA, went to his Heavenly Home on Monday, July 8, 2019.
Mr. Brown was born in Toccoa, GA on Dec. 29, 1940, to the late Johnson Brown and Fannie Cleo Dean Brown. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 3 brothers: Bruce, Jake, and Johnny Brown; 2 sisters: Willie Ruth Shedd and Barbara Jean Brown. Mr. Brown was a member of the Mr. Pleasant Baptist Church. He was an U.S. Air Force Veteran. Mr. Brown was a retired Lieutenant Correctional officer with the Lee Arrendale State Prison with 30 years of loyal and dedicated service.

Survivors include his wife, Earnestine Pitts Brown, Toccoa, GA; 2 sons and daughters-in-law: Joey and Tammy Brown, Clarkesville, GA and Jamey and Susan Brown, Jefferson, GA; 3 sisters: Gayle Brown, Covington, GA, Brenda Sprouse, Clyde, NC, and Catherine Collins, Alto, Ga; 4 grandchildren: Seth Brown and wife Brittany, Lindsey Brown, and Connor and Kirsten Brown; 2 great-grandchildren; Pressley Brown and Lakely Brown; several nieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 3:00 pm, Thursday, July 11, 2019, at the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest, GA, with the Rev. Roy Bainey officiating.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 1 pm until 2:45 pm.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to; Camp Toccoa At Currahee, P. O. Box 193, Toccoa, GA 30577.

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Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, GA 30535, 706-778-1700.

This announcement courtesy of Acree-Davis Funeral Home.

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