Mr. Jesse Lee Brown of Covington, Ga, entered eternal rest on Monday, May 25. He was born April 10, 1947, to the late Jack and Annie Brown. He was the eldest of four children. He graduated from R.L. Cousins in the class of 1966. After graduating, Jesse went on to serve his country for two years enlisting into the United States Army.
Jesse accepted Christ as his personal savior at an early age when he joined Peek’s Chapel Baptist Church. Jesse was preceded in death by his parents, Jack and Annie Brown; sons, Jessie Brown and Jerome Hammond; brother, Johnny Brown; niece, Monica Brown and nephew, Johnny Brown, Jr.
Jesse was united in holy matrimony to Annie Nell Brown and to this union three children were born. He was continually active in sports in his late teens and early twenties. He played baseball on several teams: Springfield Reds, Livingston Cardinal and Kellytown. Jesse had a great love for cooking and any outdoor sports, especially Fishing and Hunting. He retired from C&D Battery in Conyers, GA after over thirty-five years.
He leaves to cherish his loving memories; wife, Mrs. Annie Nell Brown; daughter, Ms. Tonia Brown; step-daughter, Mrs. Priscilla Harrison; grandchildren, Caleb Brown and Caitlyn Brown; sister, Mrs. Jacqueline Smith; brother, Mr. Charles (Dora) Brown; uncles, Mr. Eddie Floyd and Mr. Johnny (Dorothy) Floyd; aunt, Ms. Mary Brown; great aunt, Mrs. Mary Williams; two brothers-in-law, two sisters-in-law; two devoted friends, Rev. Willie Smith and Mr. David Wise and a host of other relatives and friends.
A funeral service was held Saturday, May 30, 2020 at 3:00 P.M at Peeks Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. James H. Battle was the Pastor and Rev. Willie Smith was the Eulogist.