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James “Jim” Edward Brown, Jr.

October 01, 1957 – September 11, 2020

Obituary for James “Jim” Edward Brown, Jr.

Mr. James Edward Brown, Jr. known to his friends as Jim Brown and his family as Poppy, age 62 of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Friday, September 11, 2020. He was born October 1, 1957 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of the late Dr. James Brown (Doc). and the late Mrs. Rosie Brown. He was a 1975 Graduate of Douglas County High School and a Graduate of The University of Tennessee, where he served as a manager for the football team. Jim was a big football fan especially Douglas County High School and The University of Tennessee. He loved tracing genealogy, watching The History Channel to study history, playing the Risk board game, and enjoyed playing poker for fun. Jim loved his family especially his granddaughter.
Jim is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Jenna and Brodie Barton of Powder Springs, Georgia; sons and daughters-in-laws, Jeb Brown and Allison Dabbs of Atlanta, Georgia, Jacob and Tiffany Brown of Douglasville, Georgia; brother, David Brown of Gainesville, Georgia; granddaughter, Addison Brown; nephew, Tony and Shanda Brown of Temple, Georgia; great nephew, Ronin Brown; nephew, Jackson Brown.
According to Jim’s wishes, he was cremated. The family will celebrate his life privately and his cremated remains returned to his home state of Tennessee.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the National Trust for Historic Preservation https://savingplaces.org/ or Tommy’s Holiday Fund https://www.tommysholidayfund.org/.
Messages of condolence may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home of Douglasville is in charge of the arrangements. 770-942-2311

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My condolences to you for your loss. Our prayers are with you and your family as you go through this difficult time.
– Dwanese Dunn
Praying for comfort of all the family at this difficult time
– Vada Miller
Jenna, Praying for God to give you and your family strength at this time.
– Kim Cayetano
Jenna…I am so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. It’s so very hard to loose a parent. I’m sure he was over-the-moon proud of you knowing how much his little girl is helping everyone to learn about technology in these unprecedented times. You’re in my thoughts and prayers….take care.
– Ann Hill
Jenna, I’m so sorry to hear about the passing of your daddy. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
– Jodie Henson
Jenna~ I am so sorry to hear about your loss. Praying for you and yours right now.
– Brittany Hayes
Jeb, Jake and Jenna. So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. I will let Jonathan and Lauren know. Hope you all are doing well! Lots of love to you all!!
– Ginny Underwood
Jenna, so sorry for your loss. You and your family will be in my prayers.
– Rene Webb
Jenna, We are so sorry to hear about your Daddy. The McGarity Elementary Family and I will be praying for you and your family.
– Karla Dodgen
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family will be in my thoughts and prayers.
– A. Harris
Dear Jenna, My thoughts and prayers are with your family.
– Marilyn Clifton
I am sorry to hear of Jim’s passing. I remember well our families friendship while living in Douglasville. I looked at him as one of my best friends. I know the world is a better place for us all to have be able to know him and some of our life with him. God bless you Jim and God bless your family. May the Peace of The Lord be with You.
– Randy Smalley
So very sorry to hear this. Many sweet, precious and priceless memories I hold tight in my heart of our childhood. Prayers covering you all during this journey of loss.
– Kim S. Hubbard
I still remember Jim teaching me to play poker when we used to play family games and calling it beginners luck when I’d win…so sorry for your loss! I’m praying for all of you! RIP Jim! Love, Terri Brown
– Terri Brown

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