Mitchell Brown


Mitchell Brown, 55, of Birchwood, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018, at the family residence.

He was preceded in death by his father, Charles Ray Brown; as well as his brothers, Wayne and Jim Brown; and his father-in-law, Roy Baker.

Mitchell was employed with Maytag as a welder and was a member of the Oasis Revival Center in Birchwood, where he worked as a camera operator. He was a wonderful loving husband, father and Pappy to his grandchildren.

Mitchell loved his family and friends. He would stare at his wife and drive her crazy. He would always tell her how much he loved her. His hobbies were playing with his grandkids and being a “firebug.”

He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Sondra Brown; his mother, Sarah Brown; his daughters, Rachel Gravley and her husband, Jimmy, Tara Roberts and her husband, James, Leah Hindman and her husband, Josh, and Lauren “George” Lewis and her husband, Jim; his grandchildren “Poppy’s Farm,” David, Jessica and Jack Gravley, Skylar, Pyper and Gunner Roberts, Mackenzie, Shane and Reighan Gravley, Jenson, Liz, and Delaney Lewis; his brothers, Steve Brown, David and Trish Brown; his sister, Kathy Colbaugh; along with several nieces and nephews.

A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, at Oasis Revival Center in Birchwood with the Rev. Jimmy Gravley, the Rev. Amanda Friddell and Pastor Mike Battles officiating.

The interment will follow at McInturff Cemetery with Mike Baker, Lee Baker, Richard Collins, Cordell Leonard, Scot Montgomery, Justin Owens, James Roberts and Jim Simpson serving as pallbearers and honorary pallbearers.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2018, from 3 to 8 p.m. , and Wednesday from noon to 3 p.m. at the church.

The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made in Mitchell’s memory to Oasis Building Fund, 175 Shadden Road, Birchwood TN, 37308.

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Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services North Ocoee Street Chapel has charge of the arrangements.


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