Funeral services for Mr. Johnny Wes Brown, age 85, of Manchester, will be conducted at 2:00 PM on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Jack Lambert and Bro. Franklin Brown officiating. Burial will follow in Farrar Hill Cemetery. Visitation with the family will begin at 4:00 PM on Wednesday at the funeral home. Mr. Brown passed away Tuesday at Medical Center of Manchester.
Johnny was born in Bell Buckle, TN, the son of the late Walter and Beulah Blackburn Brown. He was a walking horse trainer at Steve Hill Stables. He enjoyed playing pool at the Coffee County Senior Citizens Center, gardening, sewing okra with his granddaughter, and especially loved to hear his sons and granddaughters sing. He also enjoyed watching his grandchildren play ball.
In addition to his parents, Johnny was also preceded in death by his loving wife, Louella Brown; two brothers, Oscar and Leonard Brown; and one sister, Cornelia Brown. He is survived by two sons, Johnny (Nancy) Brown of Manchester and Ronnie (Amy) Brown of Beechgrove; two brothers, Franklin (Francis) Brown of Murfreesboro and Harvey (Lounell) Brown of Beechgrove; four grandchildren, Chris (Chenoa) Brown, Heather Brown, Lindsay (Josh) Winton, and Hannah Brown; and two great grandchildren, Ryan and Adie Brown.
Arrangements by Manchester Funeral Home