James Lester Brown

July 5, 1935 ~ January 20, 2021 (age 85)


James Lester Brown, 85, of Dawson, died Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital.

His graveside service will be Saturday 2:00 PM at New Light Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery.

A native of Albany, Mr. Brown had lived in Dawson, for the past fifty seven years.  He had worked with Keenan Auto Parts and ASCS Crop Insurance.  He was a pilot, rebuilt two vintage airplanes and served in the Georgia National Guard. 

Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Sally Wilkerson Brown, Dawson, son, Wesley Brown (Tammy), Douglas, daughter, Selena Wilson (Grady), Lee County, grandchildren, India Newton, (Ramie), Rebecca Goff (Adam), Steve Brown (Irene), DJ Hancock (Melinda), Amber Jeffcoat, Bailey Wilson and 20 great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers please make memorials to Phoebe Hospice, 320 Foundation Lane, Albany, GA 31707 or Central Missionary Baptist Church, 800 E. L. Curtis Rd, Nichols, GA 31554.

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Graveside Service
January 23, 2021

2:00 PM
New Light Free Will Baptist Church
2176 HWY 41
Morgan, GA 31766

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