Our hearts were saddened on Wednesday, May 14, 2014, when Mr. James "Jimmy" Brown, 77, of 500 Farmer St., Petersburg, passed away at Southside Regional Medical Center.
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He was born in Petersburg on Dec. 30, 1936, to the late Mrs. Alberta Brown and Mr. Gilbert Brown.
Jimmy was a former member of Club 17 Inc., and a resident of Gilhaven Manor. For a short period of time, he was employed at Pre-Con and as a maintenance worker at Fort Lee.
He leaves to cherish his memories: a caring and very devoted sister, Joyce Greene of Petersburg; two nieces, Felicia Greene of Petersburg and Deandra Crockett (William) of Hampton; two great-nieces, Jada and Jordyn Crockett of Hampton; a health care provider, Mary Nelson; host of cousins; and friends.
A service of remembrance will be held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at the chapel of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, the Rev. Edward Fox officiating. The family will assemble at 12:30 p.m. at the chapel.
Professional services have been entrusted to the staff of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, 137 Harrison St., Petersburg, 804-732-7841. For more information or to leave an online condolence, visit blandenterprisesinc.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from May 15 to May 18, 2014