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John Paul Brown

October 21, 1946 October 20, 2019
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I will lift up mine eyes unto the hills, from whence cometh my help. My help cometh From the lord, which made heaven and earth. Psalm 121:1-2

John Paul Brown known as “J.P” or “The Mighty Roc” was called to sleep on October 20th, 2019. John Paul was born October 21, 1946.

John Paul was the sixth child out of eight children. John Paul was born and raised in Donalsonville, GA to the parents Eddie Brown and Mary Leonard whom preceded him in death.

John Paul, met Dorothy Jean Brown in 1970, forty six years they joined together in the Holy State of Matrimony on the Twenty First day of April, 1973. J.P. lived an amazing life. He was a high school graduate of Seminole County class of 1966, which he played in the band for many years. After high school, he pursued a profession as a Master Barber “The Legend”.

J.P. proceeded in death by his two brothers: Willie Murphy, Eddie Brown Jr; One Sister: Ruby Oliver.

J.P. leaves to cherish his memories: Derrick Sampson of Decatur, AL; Janice Moore of Orlando, FL; Michael (Angela) Brown of Atlanta, GA; Deatrice Brown Harris of Atlanta, GA; Everette (Leslie) Handsford of Bainbridge, GA; Kevin (Rowena) Handsford of Midland, TX; and Shakedia (Gregory) of Donalsonville, GA; Special daughters: Shandora (Terry) Hopkins of Donalsonville, GA; Special granddaughter: Charmaine Smith of Clarksville, TN; Special Grandson: Tremelle McGhee of Clarksville, TN;
Two special kids: Ladarian Taylor and Jaquavious Coleman; Siblings; Catherine Lewis of St. Petersburg, FL; Verna Jean Lee of Donalsonville, GA; Carolyn Odom of Bainbridge, GA; Willie Mae Greer of TX; Naza Orange of Donalsonville, GA; Brother in law: James Handsford of Donalsonville, GA; Willie Henry (Annette) of Whatley, GA; Sisters in law: Ethel Williams of Donalsonville, GA; Annie Finney of Newark, NJ; Evelyn (Kenneth) Hughes of Brainbridge. GA; Special Nephews: Laman Oliver of Colquitt, GA , Charles Lawson of Tallahassee, FL and Reginald Donalsonville; Special Niece: Ruthie Mae Kinder of Newark, NJ; Fourteen grandchildren, Seven great-grandchildren, and a host of relatives and friends. Special friends: Barbara Tripp, Della and Shay of Bainbridge, GA.
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3:00 PM 10/26/2019 3:00:00 PM
Macedinia M.B. Church

221 Dowling Ave.
Donalsinville, GA 39845

Macedinia M.B. Church
221 Dowling Ave. Donalsinville 39845 GA
United States

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Oak Long Cemetery Final Resting Place

557 Helms Road
Colquitt, GA 39837

557 Helms Road Colquitt 39837 GA
United States

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