Perry Tyrone Brown, Sr.

November 1, 1955April 21, 2010

Perry Tyrone Brown, Sr., 54, a resident of Grottoes, died at 7:45 Wednesday evening, April 21, 2010 at Harrisonburg Health and Rehabilitation Center in Harrisonburg surrounded by family and friends.

The son of Pauline Carter Brown, and the late Eugene Brown, he was born on Nov. 1, 1955 in Harrisonburg where he lived his early life and graduated from Harrisonburg High School.

Mr. Brown had lived in Grottoes since 1990. He served in the Army for 12 years, was proudly serving in the National Guard # 266 military police company until his illness. He was a mail handler with the US Post Office in Charlottesville from Aug. 1993 until Dec. 2009 when he retired. He enjoyed his kids, family, friends and co-workers.

On Dec. 2, 1983 he married the former Fonda White who survives. To this union, are two sons, Perry T. Brown, Jr. and Shaquille L. Brown, both of Grottoes; three brothers, Eugene (Valda) Brown, of Penn Laird; Harry Brown and Kim Brown, both of Harrisonburg and a host of nieces, nephews and great nieces, nephews and cousins. Also surviving are his father and mother-in-law, William and Carolyn White, of Nicholasville, KY; a brother-in-law, Jasper (Jackie) White of Lexington, KY; and two sisters-in-law, Geetha (Gregory) Higgins, and Lana White, all of Nicholasville, KY.

Funeral services will be held at one o’clock Tuesday afternoon from the Chapel of the Lindsey Harrisonburg Funeral Home with Minister Tony Carter and Dr. C. E. Williams and officiating. Interment will follow in Eastlawn Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 until 1:00 Tuesday at the Funeral Home, prior to the services. Friends may call at his home in Grottoes at anytime.


  • Funeral Service Monday, April 26, 2010
  • Visitation Tuesday, April 27, 2010

Perry Tyrone Brown, Sr.

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Mary Tucker

September 16, 2010

I am so sorry to hear of Perry's passing. I extend my deepest sympathy to Mrs. Pauline Brown and family.

Sincerely, Mary Ann Smith-Tucker

April 28, 2010

We are very sorry for your loss. You have our deepest condolences.

The Miller Family

Randy Washington

April 27, 2010

We will all miss Perry's cheerfull smile, and his wave whenever he see's you. He's in a better place. Our prayers are with you.
Randy & Francine

michael@kathy brogan

April 26, 2010

to perryfamily my prayers are with you , god be with you all!
mike@kathy brogan

April 26, 2010

TO BROWN FAMILY: May God continue to streghten you at this time. Our prayers are with you. Ron and Dorothy J Brandon Family

April 26, 2010


Teresa Graves-Woodard

April 26, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.

Kim Rogers-Carter

April 26, 2010

Pauline, Fonda, PJ and Shaquille, So sorry for your loss. Perry was such a genuine guy. I will fondly remember all the crazy times we shared together, the laughter, music and cookouts! Your faith and love for God will help you get through these hard days, along with family and friends by your side. Thinking of you all, Kim Rogers-Carter, John and the girls

Lynnette Green

April 26, 2010

My prayers go out to the family at this most difficult time. I will always have fond memories of Perry even though I haven't seen him in a long time.

Mark Southworth

April 25, 2010

I worked with Perry at the P.O for about 7 years. He was a good guy & a good friend. I will miss him. My condolences to his family.