Don Ray Brown, 82, of White Pine, entered Heaven Monday January 4, 2021 at UT Medical Center after a brave fight with COVID-19. He was an active member of Leadvale Missionary Baptist Church and American Legion Post #201. He was employed by White Pine Marine as a boat rigging technician and spent 38 years in auto body repair. Don also served in the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Dale, Cecil, Gene and Danny; and sister, Betty Barger.
He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Laura (Mickie) Polly Brown; his only daughter, Gingeranne Brown (Ken) Sexton; granddaughters, Kayla Sexton and Mirranda (Bill) Humbard; great-grandson, River Humbard; siblings, Helen (James) Bryant, Linda Brown, Wyatt Brown and David Brown; and several nieces and nephews.
Friends and family may pay their respects 1 – 7 p.m., Friday, January 8 at Leadvale Baptist Church. A military graveside service will be held 1 p.m., Saturday, January 9 in White Pine Cemetery.
In consideration of the health and safety of all those attending the services, Farrar Funeral Home strongly encourages all CDC guidelines be followed, including the use facemasks and social distancing.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Leadvale Church, 874 Leadvale Church Rd., White Pine TN 37890.
Arrangements by: Farrar Funeral Home