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James "Jimmy" Leroy Brown, Jr.

January 11, 1948 ~ February 16, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

James "Jimmy" Brown, Jr. Obituary

James “Jimmy” Leroy Brown, Jr., age 76, passed peacefully in his sleep, surrounded by loving family, on February 16, 2024. He was born January 11, 1948.

Jimmy lived a full and vibrant life. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and gun collecting. His favorite pass time was sitting on the front porch entertaining all that stopped by. He loved “shootin the breeze”, occasionally telling the truth, other times “JUST KIDDING”.

He was preceded in death by his parents, James Leroy Brown, Sr. and Joyce Helen Jenkins Brown.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife of 24 years, Linda Howell Brown; children, Tony Joe Brown, Doris (Rodney) Shaper, Bobbie (Kevin) Gray, and Andy (Kelly) Howell, with a host of loving grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.

The visitation will be held at Canaan Land United Pentecostal Church on February 22, 2024, from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. The Funeral Service will begin at 1:00 PM in the church sanctuary with Brother David Clark officiating.  Burial will follow at Sweetwater Cemetery. Pallbearers include Andy Howell, Rodney Shaper, Kevin Gray, Scotty Bergeron, Lee Jernigan, and David Jenkins. Honorary pallbearers are Tony Brown, Dillan Shaper, Adam Cruz, Blayken Howell, and Charles (Tater) Williams.

Moments Funeral Home, locally owned and operated, is honored to be in charge of arrangements.

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February 22, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Canaan Land United Pentecostal Church
26495 Hwy 57
Leakesville, MS 39451

Funeral Service
February 22, 2024

1:00 PM
Canaan Land United Pentecostal Church
26495 Hwy 57
Leakesville, MS 39451


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