William Mercer Brown

Born: Mon., Jan. 27, 1930
Died: Sat., Dec. 7, 2013


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William Mercer Brown, age 83, of Union Point, Georgia, died on Saturday, December 7, 2013 at Peachtree Christian Hospice in Duluth, GA. A lifelong resident of Union Point he was born January 27, 1930 to the late Marion and Susie Smith Brown. He received his education from Woodville and Union Point schools. Mercer served his country in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany during the Korean War from 1951 to 1956. He married the former Jeanette Bonner on September 24, 1955. Mercer drove for Reese Oil Company, Stewart Oil Company and Lawrence Oil Company for forty-six years retiring in 1994. He was a member of Bethesda Baptist Church. He enjoyed building, tinkering and working in the garden.

In addition to his wife of fifty-eight years, Jeanette Bonner Brown of Union Point, GA, he is survived by four sons, Michael Brown (Chee) of Greensboro, GA, Eddie Brown (Tina) of Greensboro, GA, Dwayne Brown (Tammy) of Union Point, GA and Greg Brown (Beth) of Union Point, GA; sisters, Martha Brown of Union Point, GA, Betty Jean Brown of Athens, GA and Linda Brown of Union Point, GA; brothers, Carlton Brown of Macon, GA, Cecil Brown (Frances) of Union Point, GA, Thomas Brown of Union Point, GA and Albert Brown (Sandra) of Union Point, GA; grandchildren, Katie Dickey (Derrick), Kurt Brown, Craig Stewart, Jason Brown, Guerin Brown, Rusty Holcomb, Kelby Carson, Wayne Brown (Tarsha), David Brown (Ashley), Stephen Brown, Tiffany Cucuzza (Ben) and Susan Brown; two great grandchildren; many other relatives and friends and his companion dog, Batman. He was preceded in death by a brother, Bill Howard Brown.

Funeral Services will be held, Thursday, December 12, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at Bethesda Baptist Church, 1560 Bethesda Church Road, Union Point, GA 30669 with Rev. Lem Clark and Rev. Bruce Lovin officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. Serving as pallbearers are Tommy Swann, Joey Griffith, Matt Nunn, David Cronic, Tony Fowler and George Nunn. The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday night at Callaway Funeral Home. The family requests that any memorials be made to Bethesda Baptist Church Building Fund, P. O. Box 302, Union Point, GA 30669. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA, (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

 

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Vicki Sullivan
   Posted Mon December 09, 2013
Dear Jeanette and family, I am sorry to hear about Mercer, my prayers and thoughts are with you. I always thought of your family has my family and that I love you and miss you. I always asked about you when I talked to Claudia and she has always kept me up to date. You are in my thoughts and my heart just know that I am very sorry for your lost and that I love you. Vicki

Linda (Yearwood) Barrington
   Posted Mon December 09, 2013
I am so sorry for your loss.May God wrap His arms around you all & give you comfort in the days & weeks ahead.I will be praying because I know how much you will miss him.

Josh Farmer & Family
   Posted Mon December 09, 2013
We are saddened by your loss but also know thankfully, just as you do, that he's in a much better place than this Earth. Please know that if there's anything we can do, that we will be more than happy to take care of it for you all. Josh, Tiffany, Nathan & Wyatt Farmer

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Mon December 09, 2013
I was so sorry to hear about Mr. Mercer. I can remember him from the time I was a little girl always picking at me about something. May God be with each of you.

Darrell Maxwell
   Posted Mon December 09, 2013
So sorry to hear of your loss. Praying for the family in this time of need. May god bring peace upon the situation. We love you and if you need anything let us know. Love Darrell, Shelby and Slim( Mr. Maxwell)

Kent & Melinda Walker
   Posted Mon December 09, 2013
Our deepest to sympathy to the entire family.

Cathy & Greg Murphy
   Posted Mon December 09, 2013
Sorry for your loss. Praying for the family.rhqrf

dianne finch mckinley
   Posted Mon December 09, 2013
sorry for your loss

Scott and tami Mize
   Posted Mon December 09, 2013
So very so for your loss!

Delphina Whittaker Rojo and family
   Posted Mon December 09, 2013
Keeping each of you in our thoughts and prayers. Wishing you much strengh in the days, weeks and months ahead. Love to you all!!

Robert & Annette Dowdy
   Posted Tue December 10, 2013
We were very sorry to hear of your loss of your love one. You have our deepest sympathy.

Louise Cason Bentley
   Posted Tue December 10, 2013
I am so sorry. Please know that all of you are in my thoughts and prayers.

Jay Chandler
   Posted Tue December 10, 2013
SaDdEn By Your Loss. May God's Holy Spirit Comfort You Along With Your Memories. In Jesus, Jack Chandler & Family

CARLENE NOGGLE
   Posted Wed December 11, 2013
Michael ( and Chee) , I am so sorry for the loss of your daddy. Please know that I am praying for all the family. In deepest sympathy, Carlene

Rev. Mark Yearwood
   Posted Wed December 11, 2013
My heartfelt sympathies to all of the family on their profound loss. I pray God's grace and mercy upon each and every one. May His Spirit grant you comfort and peace in your time of mourning.

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