Mrs. Emmitt Gerard Brown, Jr., age 30, resident of Gainesville, Fl. passed away February 16, 2014 at Haven Hospice in Gainesville terminating an extended illness. Born in Aachua, Fla. he was the son of Mrs. Bernice Brown & Mr. Emmitt Brown, Sr. His athletic career began with Pop Warner Little League. Emmitt attended Gainesville High School where he was a stand out athlete in both football and track. Emmitt received his Bachelor degree in computer science.
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At an early age he united with Springhill Missionary Baptist Church and served until his health failed.
Survivors include his son, Braxton Brown, his parents, Emmitt Sr. & Bernice Brown; sisters, Chante Yount and Jennifer Brown; brother, Noel Owens, all of Gainesville, Fl; a host of uncles, aunts, nieces, nephews, cousings and friends.
Funeral services for Emmitt Gerard Brown will be 1:00 pm Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Spring Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Gainesville, Fl.
Arrangements entrusted to: COOPER FUNERAL HOME, 251 N.E. Washington Street, Lake City, Fl. Willis O. Cooper, L.F.D.
Cooper Funeral Home
251 Ne Washington St
Lake City, FL 32055
Published in Lake City Reporter on Feb. 28, 2014