2017-07-06 / Obituaries


Carl Dewitt Brown, 86, of Jackson, passed away July 7, 2017 at Jackson Medical Center.

He was born Sept. 8, 1930 to Frank and Mattie Brown. He was a member of Oyster Bay Baptist Church in Gulf Shores. He adopted the First United Methodist Church when he moved to Jackson. A mechanic by trade, he loved fixing things and enjoyed woodworking and yard work. He had been employed by Clarke County Motors, Anderson Motor Company and retired from Gulf Chrysler in Foley.

Survivors include his sons, Mike (Kathy) Brown, Jackson, Lee (Jenny) Brown, Enterprise; grandchildren, Wendy Brown, Mendy Tolbert, William Brown and Hayley Brown.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Bettye Hudson Brown and brothers, Cecil Brown and George Brown.

Visitation will be Tuesday, July 11 at 1 p.m. until the 2 p.m. service at Jackson First United Methodist Church with Dr. Alan Gantzhorn officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Memorial Gardens in Jackson.

Active pallbearers will be Houston Avery, William Brown, Donald Dorman, Al Graddy, Ricky Gray and Alan Tolbert.

Honorary pallbearers will be Shelton and Joanne Craig, Johnny Hudson, Morris Hudson, Jimmy Monk, Mark and Beth Criswell, Gaines Carter, Neal and Mary Bradley, Wanda Blount, Maxine Anderson McKleory, David Anderson, Andy Anderson and The Christian Fellowship Sunday School Class.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Pilots for Christ, P.O. Box 707, Monroeville, AL 36461 or First United Methodist Church Capital Fund, P.O. Box 385, P.O. Box 385, Jackson, AL 36545.

Online condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.


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