Jimmie L. Brown

January 18, 1961 ~ September 1, 2020 (age 59)

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Mr. Jimmie L. Brown, 59, of Swainsboro passed away Tuesday, September 1, 2020 at Pruitt Health in Macon following an extended illness.


Mr. Brown was born January 18, 1961 in Macon to the late David Brown, Sr. and Sarah Washington Brown. He is preceded in death by his parents; brother, Larry Brown; step-son, Nealrollis Roberts. Mr. Brown loved watching all sports, but football and basketball were his favorites.He coached recreation football and recreation basketball. Mr. Brown enjoyed being a mentor to kids. He led and helped them accomplish their goals in sports. Mr. Brown also ran the clock for Swainsboro High School. Along with coaching and mentoring kids, he enjoyed going fishing. He also loved roofing, putting on shingles and rooftops. Mr. Brown was very outgoing and never met a stranger. He was a people-person and was loved by his family and his friends. Mr. Brown was a member of Lester Grove Baptist Church. 


Survivors include his wife of 12 years, LaKesha Brown; sons, Ja’Von Brown, Tyrone Adams, Jr., both of Swainsboro; daughter, Amber Brown of Swainsboro; step-children, Bryon Roberts of Swainsboro, Kenyotta Roberts of Statesboro; brother, David Brown, Jr. of Swainsboro; sisters, Mary Brown, Marion Brown (Jerry) Williams, Katherine Brown (Charles) Jackson, all of Swainsboro, Glenice Brown (Hosea) Wynn of Savannah, Eleanor W. Taylor of Macon; adopted sisters; Tammy Johnson of Columbus, Renee Chance of Vidalia; mother-in-law, Brenda Wells of Swainsboro; aunt, Lillian King of Warner Robins; several nieces, nephews, and many friends.


Graveside Service will be Saturday, September 5, 2020 at 10 a.m. at Swainsboro City Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Friday, September 4, 2020 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Chapman Funeral Home.


In compliance with the guidelines set by the CDC, 6 feet rule will be enforced during viewing and service.


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Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Jimmie L. Brown, 59, of Swainsboro.

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September 4, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Chapman Funeral Home
427 North Main St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

Graveside Service
September 5, 2020

10:00 AM
Swainsboro City Cemetery
1 Lewis St.
Swainsboro, Georgia 30401

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