October 23, 1931 - January 26, 2020
James Dwight Brown, age 88, of 2917 Pine Swamp Road, Sparta, NC, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020. He was born October 23, 1931, in Alleghany County to the late Cary and Nancy Holloway Brown. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Florence Gann Brown and one brother, Keith Brown. Dwight was a dedicated member of Pine Swamp Union Baptist Church. He was an avid NC State fan, and all around sports fan with particular love of baseball. He served his country honorably in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He is survived by one daughter, Lisa Brown of Ennice; one son, Gary Brown and wife Donna of Sparta; six grandchildren: Brady Carpenter and wife, Kayla of Glade Valley, Jim Brown and wife Anya of Sparta, Stacy Miller and husband Bradley of Sparta, Jason Carpenter and fiancé Mandy of Sparta, Ashley Brown and friend John Cooke of Winston-Salem, Mitchell Brown and wife Jessica of Glade Valley; eight great-grandchildren; one sister-in-law, Frankie Denton of Pelion, SC; one brother-in-law, Danny Gann and wife Judy of Sharpsburg, GA; several nieces and nephews also survive. The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to honor the life of Dwight at 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 29, 2020, in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Elder Gwyn Hamm and Brother Dale Baugus officiating. Interment will follow in Pine Swamp Union Baptist Church Cemetery with full military rites conducted by Bruce Wayne Osborne VFW Post #7034. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Tuesday evening at the funeral home and other times at the home of Gary and Donna Brown, 127 River Creek Drive, Sparta, NC, 28675. Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Pine Swamp Union Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Elder Gwyn Hamm, 730 Brown Road, Sparta, NC, 28675. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Genesis HealthCare and Rehab. Grandview Memorial Funeral Home is proudly serving the Brown family and if you wish, online condolences may be submitted to the family at www.grandviewfuneralhome.com.
James Dwight Brown, age 88, of 2917 Pine Swamp Road, Sparta, NC, passed away Sunday, January 26, 2020. He was born October 23, 1931, in Alleghany County to the late Cary and Nancy Holloway Brown. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded... View Obituary & Service Information
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