Born: Thursday Oct 8, 1953

Died: Friday May 10, 2019


James "Jimmy" M. Brown

October 8, 1953 - May 10, 2019

James “Jimmy” Monroe Brown, age 65 of 714 West Ave. passed away unexpectedly late Friday night, May 10, 2019 at Moses Cone Hospital.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 11:00am on Tuesday, May 14, 2019 in Ridge-View Memorial Gardens with Military graveside rites performed by the Rockingham County Veteran’s Guard and the United States Army Honor Guard.  The family will receive friends on Monday evening from 6-8 pm at Fair Funeral Home and other times at the home. 

Mr. Brown was born in the Leaksville section of Eden on October 8, 1953 to the late Tuttle Brown and Opal Williams Brown.  He was of the Pentecostal faith.  James loved to sing and play music whenever he had an opportunity.  He always enjoyed talking to his family and friends while having his cup of coffee over breakfast.  He will be greatly missed by all that knew him especially his loving family and his beloved wife.

James is survived by his wife, Shelby Jean Corum Brown of the home, his sons, James Richard Brown and wife, Genia of High Point, NC and Carter Emmitt Brown of Roxboro, NC; one grandchild, Brennen Cohle Brown; brother, Michael “Mike” Brown, Sr. of Eden; nieces and nephews, Mikayla Brown, Michael “Mike” Brown, Jr. and wife, Nina and Josh Hammons and wife, Jennifer; brother-in-law, Guy Hammons; three step-children; 5 step-grandchildren; one step great-grandchild and a large extended family.

Along with his parents, his is preceded in death by his sister, Jenelle Hammons and nephew, Brian Hammons.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.fairfuneralhome.com



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We wanted to say we are so sorry for your loss We are praying for you and your family Caleb Gentry & family
Julie

Mike, Shelby, and all the family. So stunned to hear about Jimmy as I just talked to him and Shelby a couple of weeks ago. Many memories of Jimmy, Mike, And Jenelle growing up in church together. I know Jimmy is in Heaven with the Lord and his family. Praying for all of you.
Robert Hurd

Shelby, Mike, and all other family members. I was so shocked to learn about Cousin Jimmy passing . It is so hard to believe that this has happened , he will be deeply missed by all that knew and loved him . I will deeply miss talking with him .My husband Jim and I send our condolences to all of you. Jimmy is now in heaven with his parents Buster and Opal Brown , sister Jenelle and the rest of his loving family members . Prayers heading your way . Cousin Betty Sue Williams Frazier
Betty Sue Williams Frazier

To the Brown family, would like to take this time to give you my deepest condolences. It was a shock to hear of Jimmy's death. I know you will be playing music in Heaven for that was your passion. Rip Jimmy
Tonya G Mason

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