Cozie D. Brown, age 98 of Chipley, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2012 in the Northwest Florida Community Hospital. Mrs. Cozie was born Oct. 4, 1914 in Chipley to the late Henry and Daisy (Burch) Johnson. She was a life-long resident of Chipley and a long time member of Blue Lake Baptist Church where she had many times served as Sunday School teacher and Vacation Bible School worker.
In addition to her parents, she is predeceased by her husband of 51 years, Buford Brown. Survivors include one son, Don Brown and wife Nina of Chipley; one sister, Ozie Pippin of Dothan, Ala.; three grandchildren, Cindy Rawls and husband Scott of Havana, Eric Brown and wife Teresa of Chipley and Greta Harris of Lynn Haven; five great grandchildren, Adam Padgett, Hannah Ashe, Ryan Brown, Jordan Brown and Ava Harris, and many, many people that she had touched the lives of.
The family received friends Monday, Jan. 14, 2012 from 6 to 8 p.m., at Brown Funeral Home, Brickyard Road Chapel. Funeral services were held Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2012 at 3 p.m., at Blue Lake Baptist Church with the Rev. Tom Evans and the Rev. Michael Orr officiating. Interment followed in Blue Lake Cemetery. Brown Funeral Home of Chipley is in charge of the arrangements. Friends and family may sign the online register at www.brownfh.net.