Jerry Brown

Published 6:00 am Thursday, November 9, 2006

Services for Jerry Brown, of Chicago, Ill., formerly ofBrookhaven, are 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10 at Friendship M.B. Church inMonticello with burial in the church cemetery.

Visitation is Thursday from 1 until 6 p.m. at WilliamsMortuary.

Mr. Brown, 58, died Nov. 3, 2006, in Chicago. He was born inMonticello on July 18, 1948, to Slyvester Brown and JuanitaBrown.

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He was retired. He graduated from Crane High School in Chicagoin 1967. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a member ofFriendship M.B. Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his sisters, TrinaBrown and Dorothy Hoosier; and his wife, Vernia Brown.

Survivors are his daughters, Tamara Peterson and Tracy Purnell,both of Cleveland, Ohio; his brothers, Paul Brown and Phillip Brownand his wife, Laura Brown, all of Chicago; his sisters, JenniferRichardson, Valeria Brown and Paulette Brown, all of Chicago; fourgrandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives andfriends.