Brother Raymond Brown, 77, of Harriman, passed away Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in The Bridge at Rockwood.
He was in the ministry for 37 years, pastoring and going on mission trips.
He was preceded in death by parents, Ernest and Dora Brown; son, Ricky Brown, who passed away June 3, 2012; and several brothers.
Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Mary Brown; son, Dan Brown and wife Bonnie, Decatur, Ala.; daughter, Bonnie Greene and husband Allen, Rockwood; daughter-in-law, Lynita Brown, Richmond, Ky.; daughter, Doreen Neeley and boyfriend Steve Bryant, Kingston; son, Eddie Brown and wife Billi, Harriman; grandchildren, Jeanette McGraw, Tonya Williams, Adam Brown, Kayla Neeley, Andy Sweat, Harley Brown and Alan Ray; great-grandchild, Eli Williams; brother, Charlie Brown, Salem, Ohio; sister, Ruby Brumback, Shelbyville, Ky.; and brother-in-law, Forrest Cardwell, Frankfort, Ky.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 30, in Union Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, with the memorial service to follow at 8 p.m. with Brother Kenny Raines and Brother Ronnie Nickell officiating. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to either American Diabetes Association Knoxville, Tenn., Office, 211 Center Park Drive, Suite 3010, Knoxville, TN 37922; or Alzheimer's Tennessee Inc., 2270 Sutherland Ave., Suite 202, Knoxville, TN 37919. Kyker Funeral Home, Kingston, is in charge of arrangements. www.kykerfuneralhomes.com