Robert Brown Obituary

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Robert Lee Brown Sr.

May 4, 1927 - June 6, 2011
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Reverend Robert L. Brown, Sr., 84, transitioned from this life into eternal rest on Monday, June 6, 2011 at Byron Center Manor, The Meadows in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was born in Albion, Michigan on May 4, 1927, to the late William and Clara Brown. He married Lillie B. Kemp on December 19, 1948. She preceded him in death on December 24, 2005. Rev. and Mrs. Brown were the Co-founders of Grace Temple Church of God In Christ (C.O.G.I.C) in Albion, Michigan. He also owned and operated Brown Weld Service from 1965 to 1980. He leaves to cherish his memory: Sons- Robert (Roxann) Brown, Jr. ...
Reverend Robert L. Brown, Sr., 84, transitioned from this life into eternal rest on Monday, June 6, 2011 at Byron Center Manor, The Meadows in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was born in Albion, Michigan on May 4, 1927, to the late William and Clara Brown. He married Lillie B. Kemp on December 19, 1948. She preceded him in death on December 24, 2005. Rev. and Mrs. Brown were the Co-founders of Grace Temple Church of God In Christ (C.O.G.I.C) in Albion, Michigan. He also owned and operated Brown Weld Service from 1965 to 1980. He leaves to cherish his memory:

Sons- Robert (Roxann) Brown, Jr.
Mark (Paulette) Brown

Daughters- Deborah (Russell) Brown Bryant
Patricia (Melvin) Brown-Paul

Daughter-in-law- Anita Brown

16 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren

Sister- Ernestine Holt

Brother-Leslie Brown

A host of other relatives and friends

Rev. Brown was preceded in death by his wife Lillie B. Brown and one son, Craig O. Brown.

Funeral Service will be 12:00 PM on Monday, June 13, 2011, at Grace Temple Church of God In Christ (COGIC), 711 Grace St., Albion, Michigan, with Bishop Samuel Duncan officiating. A family hour beginning at 11:00 AM. Interment will take place at Riverside Cemetery, Albion, immediately following service. A Wake will be held on Sunday, June 12, at the church, from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the Grace Temple Haiti Fund. Arrangements made by J. Kevin Tidd Funeral Home, 811 Finley Drive, Albion

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