Bom-Wrapper

Bruce Brown

Bruce Anthony Brown

Wednesday, August 18th, 1965 - Wednesday, January 20th, 2021
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Bruce Brown, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Bruce Brown

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Bruce's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Bruce's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Bruce Anthony Brown, 55 of Cookeville, Tennessee passed from this life on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, at his home.

Bruce was born Wednesday, August 18, 1965, in Gainesboro, Tennessee, and he was the son of the late James Verlon Brown and Mabel Marshall (Stewart) Brown.

Bruce was a loving son, brother, uncle, and friend. He was an avid fisherman, hunter, sportsman, and loved the outdoors. Bruce proudly served in the United States Marine Corps and was in combat in Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and the Panama Conflict, and was an expert marksman. He was loved by all that knew him and he will be greatly missed.

Bruce is survived by, Mother, Mabel Brown; Brother, James Robert and Belinda Brown; Niece, Tiffany, and Joey McCurry; Nephew, Justin Frank Ward, and fiancee Dana Stafford; 3 Great-Nieces, Marlie Chevelle Ward, Scarlett Jude McCurry, and Mackenzie McCurry; A host of aunts, uncles, cousins, and special friends.

In addition to his father, Bruce was preceded in death by, Paternal and Maternal Grandparents, Robert "Bob" Washington Brown and Mildred Opal (Burgess) Brown, and Henry Stewart and Mattie Lee (Harris) Stewart;

Private Graveside Service for Bruce Anthony Brown will be held Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery with full military honors. Bro. Donald C. Moss will officiate.

Entombment will follow in the Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery - Mausoleums.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Scarlett Jude McCurry Education Fund at First National Bank of Tennessee, Sparta Location.

To sign the online guestbook and to send the family a message please visit: www.crestlawnmemorial.com

Arrangements entrusted to Crest Lawn Funeral Home.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Bruce Anthony Brown, please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Sign Up for Notifications

Receive notifications about information and event scheduling for Bruce

Service Details

  • Service

    Tuesday, January 26th, 2021 |
    When
    Tuesday, January 26th, 2021
    Location
    Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    800 W. Jackson Street
    Cookeville, TN 38501
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Bro. Donald Moss
  • Interment

    Location
    Crest Lawn Memorial Cemetery
    Address
    800 W. Jackson Street
    Cookeville, TN 38501
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Bruce here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

No video recorded.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Mr. & Mrs. Tommy ( Carolyn) and family sent flowers to the family of Bruce Anthony Brown.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
B

Beverly (Stewart) Whiteside

Posted at 02:55pm
Dear Mable: I’m so glad I was able to talk to you last night! I’m so sorry to hear of Bruces’s passing! He sure looks like his Dad, Verlon!! He will certainly be missed by everyone!. I wish I could have been there with you. Love, Beverly (Stewart) Whiteside.
KS

Ken (Wayne) Stewart

Posted at 03:59pm
I was shocked and saddened to hear about Bruce passing. He was not only a first cousin but also a hunting and fishing buddy that will be greatly missed. I was especially proud of his service to our country. He left us way too soon. My thoughts and prayers are with Aunt Mabel and James Robert as they lay Bruce to rest.
J

Joey Pigg

Posted at 02:03pm
I am the yougest first cousin on Verlon's side. I miss the days of all of our family's gathered. The older Flatt cousins including Donna, Joanna, and Robert having to keep an eye on Jason and myself, for the combined birthdays for Bruce and my dad (Billy Pigg), whose birthdays were a day apart in August. With Jr's and Bruce's similar Ford Pintos along with the rest of the families vehicles lined up around the curve in front of the house. Everyone enjoying family and friends for a birthday cookout with hamburgers and hotdogs on the grill prepared by dad, Verlon, and uncle Hubert(Flatt). Everyone looking foward to the sides and the cake that mom(Robbie), Mabel, and aunt Peggy had made not the least was a cake decorated with both Bruce and Billy happy birthday on it.

Joey Pigg
CC

Carolyn Hix Copeland

Posted at 06:27pm
Bruce and I went through school together and graduated high school together. I had not seen him in many years but I remember him well as fun to be in class with and he was always kind to me. I reverently am grateful to his service to defend and protect our country and those that are vulnerable. My condolences to James, Belinda, Mrs. Mabel and all his family and loved ones. My prayers are with you all.
Carolyn Hix Copeland
 
BN

Belinda Brown n Posted at 02:08pm

Carolyn, We deeply thank you for your condolences. Yes, Bruce was a character in High School and he loved playing football and was and extremely proud to serve in the Unite States Marine Corp. The Brown's
MF

Mr. & Mrs. Tommy ( Carolyn) and family

Posted at 05:50pm
We pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief.
Flower Image

Mr. & Mrs. Tommy ( Carolyn) and family purchased flowers for the family of Bruce Brown. Send Flowers

Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each

Tribute Video

Share by: