Mark Brown

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Mark Brown, age 61, of Cumming passed away Friday, Oct. 3, 2008. Born July 9, 1947, to Doris and Johnson W "Dub" Brown, Mark was a dedicated son, husband, father and grandfather.
Mark was an airborne ranger and a veteran of the Vietnam War, where he served as a Captain in the infantry and received numerous medals for his service. Mark was an avid hiker and outdoorsman whose completion of the Appalachian Trail was cut short by his death. A man confident in his beliefs and priorities, Mark made a profound impact in the lives of his friends and family.
He is survived by his wife of 39 years, Juanita Durham Brown; and their three children, Chris and his wife Marie, Ashlee and her husband John, Jason and his wife Glynn-Glynn. His legacy also includes six grandchildren whom he adored, Mark and Taylor Brown, Baxley and Sadie Woodruff, Anna and Madelyn Brown. Mark is also survived by his parents, Johnson W "Dub" and Doris Brown; his sister and brother-in-law, Brad and Melanie Curtis; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
A memorial to celebrate Mark's life was held Monday, Oct. 6, at 2 p.m. at the Cumming First United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that a donation be made in Mark's name to the Cumming First United Methodist Church building fund, the Appalachian Trail Conservancy (, the (, or the charity of your choice.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements.
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Ingram Funeral Home
210 Ingram Avenue
Cumming, GA 30040
(770) 887-2388
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