1933 – 2024

Mr. George Norman Brown, 91, of Linden, passed away on Friday March 15, 2024 peacefully at his home. He was born in Clifton, Tn. to the late George Washington Brown and Ethel Culp Brown.
After graduating high school, from BGA in Franklin, Tn. he enlisted in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War and was stationed in San Diego, CA on the USS Yorktown CV10. After being discharged in 1953, he moved to Nashville, Tn. and worked for R C Cola Co. He then owned and operated Brown’s Gulf Service Station on Broadway in Nashville. This is where he met the love of his life Jimmie. In the late 50’s he moved his family from Nashville to Linden when he bought Pevahouse Lumber Co. Later working and retiring from the U.S. Postal Service. Norman had a wonderful work ethic. Having various jobs such as an agent for Shelter Insurance, selling real estate, and owned and operated B & B Storage. After his retirement he enjoyed driving for Perry County Transport, taking people to and from appointments.
Norman loved his community and was always eager to help with charitable events and fundraisers. He will be remembered for his friendship, honesty and caring nature. He was always checking on his neighbors and seeing if they needed anything. He will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved him.
Norman was a member of the Linden First Baptist Church, a member of the Masonic Lodge #210 and was very proud to be a member of the Shriners. He cherished the brotherhood and all they did to help others.
Norman was an avid reader, loved golf, traveling, woodworking and being on the river. But most of all he loved spending time with his family.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife Jimmie, his daughter Cheryl “Bunny” Bransford, son-in-law Dr. John Bransford and a grandson Wesley Brown.
Those left to cherish his memory are his children Butch (Joy) Brown of Hohenwald, and Patti (Rickey) Goodrich of Brentwood, grandchildren Ashley Bransford of Illinois and Camille (Brian) Mills of Virginia, great-grandchildren Braiden Brown, Jackson Brown and Charlotte Mills, a brother David Brown of Clifton.
The family would like to express a special thanks to all his caregivers that took such wonderful care of him and enabled him to live comfortably in his home.
The family asks that in lieu of flowers if you wish to make a donation to the Alzheimer’s Association or Shriners Children’s Hospital.