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Cranston (CJ) Brown

February 20, 1940November 8, 2020
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Cranston (C.J.) Brown, 80, of Milledgeville, GA passed away November 8, 2020. A Celebration of Life with military honors will be held Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with Reverend Mac Enfinger officiating. A visitation will be held at Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home from 2:00 until service time. Due to COVID-19, all attendees must wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines. The family suggest those who wish to make a donation, send to First United Methodist Church, 366 Log Cabin Rd. NE, Milledgeville, GA.

Mr. Brown was born in Fitzgerald, Georgia to the late Hoke and Ruth Johnson Brown. He was the owner and operator of C.J. Brown Water and Sewage. He served in the U.S. Army during the Cold War and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Milledgeville, GA. and the Emmaus Sunday School Class.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Joan Brown; children, Hoke J. Marshall (Barbara), Brian Woodfin, Constance Ann Brown (Mark), Kelley Ruth Sipe (James), and David Bracewell Jr. (Tammy); eleven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; sisters, Cynthia Montgomery and Mary Barnes (Rodney); uncle, Joe Johnson (Bonnie); and several nieces and nephews.

Visit www.maconmp.com to express tributes. Macon Memorial Park has charge of arrangements.

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  • Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Joan Brown; children, Hoke J. Marshall (Barbara), Brian Woodfin, Constance Ann Brown (Mark), Kelley Ruth Sipe (James), and David Bracewell Jr. (Tammy); eleven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; sisters, Cynthia Montgomery and Mary Barnes (Rodney); uncle, Joe Johnson (Bonnie); and several nieces and nephews.

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    Sunday, November 15, 2020

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Shirley Walden

November 15, 2020

All my love, thoughts and prayers are with you today. Have so many great memories we shared together over the years. Love each and every one of you. Shirley

Bobby Walden

November 14, 2020

My thoughts and prayers are to the family of CJ. CJ will definitely be missed as we had many enjoyable holidays, family gatherings, trips and working together memories with CJ and family that will not be forgotten. Bobby

Lee Smith

November 12, 2020

Joan, I have shared many happy and sad memories with you and your family over the past 40 years. I remember when you married CJ and your wedding reception at the Sidney Lanier Cottage like it was yesterday. It seems only yesterday that we were younger and enjoying our time together. CJ was nice enough to welcome me into his life as part of your extended family.
I enjoyed picking at him and seeing him rub the top his head as he got a sly grin on his face after he realized he was being teased.
Over the years I have come to know many of the family members and wish to extend my condolence to all of you.
Joan, I sorry I am not there in person at this time but please know I carry you in my heart always. Love Lee

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Cranston (C.J.) Brown, 80, of Milledgeville, GA passed away November 8, 2020. A Celebration of Life with military honors will be held Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 3:00 pm at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery with Reverend Mac Enfinger officiating. A visitation will be held at Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home from 2:00 until service time. Due to COVID-19, all attendees must wear masks and follow social distancing guidelines. The family suggest those who wish to make a donation, send to First United Methodist Church, 366 Log Cabin Rd. NE, Milledgeville, GA.

Mr. Brown was born in Fitzgerald, Georgia to the late Hoke and Ruth Johnson Brown. He was the owner and operator of C.J. Brown Water and Sewage. He served in the U.S. Army during the Cold War and was a member of First United Methodist Church in Milledgeville, GA. and the Emmaus Sunday School Class.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Joan Brown; children, Hoke J. Marshall (Barbara), Brian Woodfin, Constance Ann Brown (Mark), Kelley Ruth Sipe (James), and David Bracewell Jr. (Tammy); eleven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; sisters, Cynthia Montgomery and Mary Barnes (Rodney); uncle, Joe Johnson (Bonnie); and several nieces and nephews.

Visit www.maconmp.com to express tributes.
Macon Memorial Park has charge of arrangements.

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