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Samel Brown Jr.

Published 12:00am Friday, January 25, 2013

Nov. 26, 1930 – Jan. 22, 2013

BUDE — Services for Samuel Brown Jr., 82, of Roxie, who died Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at his residence, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Triumph the Church and Kingdom of God In Christ with Elder Rufus Rawls officiating.

Burial will follow at Meadville New Fork Cemetery under the direction of Marshall Funeral Home in Bude.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at the funeral home and from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday at the church.

Mr. Brown was born Nov. 26, 1930, in Bude, the son of Samuel Brown Sr. and Hattie Mae Goosby Brown.

Mr. Brown was the former pastor and shepherd of Triumph the Church of Kingdom of God In Christ. He was well known for his plumbing service in Franklin County. His favorite quote was “99 and a half won’t do.”

Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents; four sisters, Naomi Walters, Berry Brown, Julia Nelson and Ruth Webster; and two brothers, Roscoe Brown and James Brown.

Survivors include a loving devoted wife, Juanita Brown; two daughters, Detrich Martin and husband, LeRoy, and Amy Batiste and husband, Russell; one son, Samuel Keith Brown; one adopted nephew, Charles Toles and wife, Kesha; nine grandchildren, Ayonna Monique Brown, Sydney Allen, Milani Minor, Jamia Minor, Markeia Brown, Josalyn Brown, JaBari Toles, Tycceus Toles and DaKari Toles; three great-grandchildren, Khalia Briggs, Quincy Michael Scott and Jaiyona Rae Johns; two sisters, Dorothy Brown and Mary Bell Tucker and husband, Tommy; two brothers, Nathaniel Brown and wife, Bonnie, and Charles Edward Brown; one brother-in-law, Richard Nelson; and a number of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.