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Interment following funeral service

Home of Mitchell and Norma Brown
Saturday July 28th, 2018

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McMinn Memory Gardens
Saturday July 28th, 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm

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Carrie Lucy Brown

Carrie Lucy Brown, 84, of Athens, Tennessee returned to her heavenly home on July 22, 2018.  She was the daughter of Caleb and Rosie Johnkins. 
Lucy was blessed with a large and loving family.  She raised seven children; Calvin Walton, his wife Michelle and son Caleb; Sylvia Walton, daughter Danielle Jones and son James; Gail Walton, son Kelly; Orlando Walton; Dolphard Walton, sons Joshua and Michael; Greg Brown, his wife Vivian and sons Dakota and Dallas; Illya Brown, his wife Renee and daughters Taylor, Tori and Taryn.
Lucy is preceded in death by her husband Virgil Brown, brother Caleb and sisters Fannie and Janet Johnkins and Rosa Arnwine.  She will be fondly remembered by her three sisters, Josephine Johnkins, Tabitha Smith and Naomi Johnkins and brothers John Christian and Jerome Johnkins.  Lucy has countless great grandchildren, nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved dearly.  
Lucy will forever be remembered for her loving spirit and contagious laugh.  She was a talented song-writer and singer.  She also quilted and proudly gifted her work to her family.  Lucy loved the Lord and now peacefully rests in His loving arms.
Viewing and funeral services in memory of Lucy will be held on Saturday, July 28, 2018 at 11:00 a.m., at the Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home, 521 N. Jackson Street, Athens, Tennessee, with Pastor Ivey Smith officiating. 

Interment will follow at Green Hill Cemetery at 1820 Highway 411 South, Etowah, TN 37331.

The family will be receiving friends and guests at the residence of Mitchell and Norma Brown at: 302 Canal Street, Athens, TN 37303 following the funeral services.

Pallbearers: Grandsons - James Walton, Kelly Walton, David Smith, Joshua Walton, Dakota Brown and Dallas Brown.

Flower Bearers: Nieces and cousins


Those unable to attend may send condolences to www.laycockhobbs.com/notices/Carrie-Brown

Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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To all the family, our heart goes out to you as you grieve the loss of your mom. We've had a long history together and we have always loved and fondly remembered your family since our days at Claxton Elementary School. We pray for God peace and blessings to be upon each of you. I regret being unable to be with you at the celebration of your momma's life but know that I'm thinking of you. Peace to you, Perry and Teresa and all the Duncan family 865.748.4050 umcrevman@gmail.com

Perry Duncan Aug 3 2018 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Carrie Brown

Gary Scruggs (Oouchie) Jul 28 2018 12:00 AM

A Spathiphyllum was sent on July 26, 2018

Vivian we are so sorry for your loss from all of us at Downard & Assoc

Expression of Sympathy Jul 26 2018 12:00 AM

A Mountain Meadow Pedestal Arrangement was sent on July 25, 2018

Sylvia and Family,
Celebrating the life of your lovely Mother! Your Florida KI family sends their love to you and your family at this difficult time.

Expression of Sympathy Jul 25 2018 12:00 AM

Our condolences on the loss of your loved one.

Mrs. Margaret Taylor, Mrs. Sallie Howse, Ms. Ethel Phillips, Mrs. Ida Thomas and Family Jul 25 2018 12:00 AM