9/25/15 —- Charles Edward Brown

Charles Edward Brown, age 87 of Manchester, Tennessee passed away, Tuesday, September 22, 2015 at the Horizon Health and Rehab Center.

Funeral Services will be held Friday, September 25 at 2 PM at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home with Bro Howard Carroll officiating.

Burial will follow at Asbury Cemetery.

Visitation with the family will be from 12 PM until the service time.

Mr. Brown, a native of Ballard County, Kentucky, was the son of the late Rupert E. and Ethel DeWeese Brown.

He was a U S Army Veteran and a retired minister and evangelist. He and his family made up the “Singing Browns”, a traveling gospel group. He also was an auto mechanic. He enjoyed woodworking, fishing, playing guitar and singing and reading his Bible.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Robert Lee Brown and one sister, Rosa Lee Brown.

He is survived by his wife, Virginia C. Brown of Manchester; sons, Robert Brown and his wife, Bev of Heartland, MI, David Brown of Niles, MI, Jimmy Brown and his wife, Judy of Berrien Springs, MI and Richard Brown and his wife, Suzie of Manchester; daughters, Judy Moses and her husband, Robert of Niles, MI, Elizabeth Roach and her husband, David of Ten Mile, TN, Kathie Banicki and her husband, Ernie of Niles, MI, Lu Brown of Niles, MI, RosaLee Velez and her husband, Carlos of Greendale, IN and Robin Lovvorn and her husband, Randy of Murfreesboro; twenty grandchildren, thirty great grandchildren and thirteen great great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations be made to the memorial veteranfund at Daves-Culbertson Funeral Home.