Southern Memorial Funeral Home sadly announces the passing of Mr. Milton Brown 70 of Abbeville Alabama. Service’s are entrusted to. Southern Memorial. The Ones Who Truly Care! When Only The Best Will Do. We ask that you please keep the Brown family in your prayers as they travel through this difficult journey.
Mr. Milton Brown Jr was born on October 8, 1947 in Georgetown, GA
to the late Charlie Mae Rice and Milton Brown Sr. He was raised by
his grandparents, Mr. Lawrence Rice Sr and Georgia Rice.
Milton accepted Christ at an early age and joined Green Grove
Missionary Baptist Church, Georgetown, GA; he later moved his
membership and joined First Missionary Baptist Church, Georgetown,
GA. When he relocated to Abbeville, he joined St. Peter Baptist
Church, Abbeville, AL.
He graduated from Kaigler High School in 1967, and joined the
military in 1969. Milton served in the Army and National Guard for a
total of 12 years. During his military career he was awarded the
following medals: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service
Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and
Good Conduct Medal.
He was united in Holy Matrimony to Gloria Sewell Brown for thirtythree
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his stepfather,
Booker T. Malone; sister, Annie B. Malone; grandparents, Lawrence
Rice Sr and Georgia Rice; three aunts, Lillie R. Callaway, Ella R.
Daniels, and Nina D. Cameron; and two uncles, Willie and David Rice.
He leaves to cherish and mourn his memory his loving wife, Gloria
Brown of Abbeville, AL; son, Maurice Sewell of Virginia Beach, VA;
daughter, Rasheeda Jackson of Headland, AL; eight grandchildren;
three great-grandchildren; three sisters, Tommie Malone of Cleveland,
OH, Patricia Spencer of Palm Beach, FL, and Mary (Vicente) Melton
of Eufaula, AL; brother, Eddie (Patricia) Melton of Atlanta, GA; three
aunts, Betty Rice Henley of Georgetown, GA, Robbie Paige of
Columbus, GA, and Mary (Nathaniel) Jarrell of South Bay, FL; three
uncles, L.C. Rice of Delray Beach, FL, Russell (Shelby) Rice of
Georgetown, GA, and Lawrence Rice Jr of Georgetown, GA; and a
host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.