Obituary: Carl Thomas Brown

May 3, 1927 – September 4, 2019

Carl Thomas Brown, 92, Mitchell, of passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019, at Springs Valley Meadows in French Lick.

Born May 3, 1927, in Orange County, he was the son of Alpha and Edna Merle (Chisham) Brown.  He married Thelma Mae Edwards January 30, 1943.

Carl retired from Carpenter Body Works and was also a retired minister.  He was a member of Spice Valley Baptist Church and Masonic Lodge No. 432 F&A.M.  Carl enjoyed traveling and camping.  He was a U. S. Army veteran of World War II and a member of American Legion Post No. 250.

Survivors include his wife, Thelma Brown of Mitchell; children, Larry Thomas (Christy) Brown of Mitchell, Denzil (Rita) Brown of Mitchell, Sharon Lynne (Darryl) Bowden of Greenwood, Daniel Gail Brown of Mitchell, and Mike Eugene (Sherry) Brown of Mitchell; 9 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; sister, Rozella Foster of Lafayette.

His parents and son, John Lee Brown, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. Sunday, September 8, at Spice Valley Baptist Church with Kenny Dalton and Skip Matthews officiating. Burial will be in Spice Valley Cemetery with military honors accorded by American Legion Post No. 250 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 9107. The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday at Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center, and from 1 p.m. until the service on Sunday at the church.

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