In Loving Memory
Fannie Brown was born on June 27, 1934, in Cuthbert, GA to
the late Fannie Johnson and George Johnson Sr. Later in life,
she moved to Shellman, Georgia where she received her
formal education through the Public School System.
In 1952, Fannie relocated to Miami, Florida when she met her
children’s father and late husband Alvin Brown Sr.
Professionally, she was employed as a Domestic Worker at
Key Colony Hotel on Key Biscayne. After working several
years, she stopped working to stay home and care for her
grands and great-grandchildren. It was a job she utterly
enjoyed! Fannie was blessed with many grands and great
grands whom she absolutely adored. She enjoyed spoiling
them and making them feel special.
Fannie was an active member of The New Mercy Missionary
Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Pastor Vincent
Davis. Fannie loved the Lord and enjoyed attended church
services. She was highly respected and revered as a Mother of
She was a loving mother, grandmother, aunt, and sister who
loved telling and making jokes. She had many interests to
include playing cards, doing puzzles and word search games,
cooking, going to yard sales, the Swap Shops and Outdoor
Flea Markets and listening to Gospel music.
On May 4, 2021, Fannie Brown departed this life and entered
the gates for her eternal rest. Awaiting her in Heaven are a
host of family members to include her parents: Fannie and
George Johnson Sr.; one daughter: Virginia Brown, six
siblings: Millie Nixon, Willie Nixon, Ola Bronson, Henry Lee
Johnson, Georgia Mae Johnson, and Christeen Bartlett; three
grandchildren Tramayne Brown, Terence Cobb and Terrence
Brown; a great-grandson: Torrance Brown and son-in-law
She leaves behind to cherish her memories seven children:
Catherine Jones, Johnnie Mae Hightower (Wiggy), Carolyn
Brown, Alvin Brown Jr. (Jackie), Valerie
|(Anthony), Terry Brown (Daphne), Patricia Brown, and
Racquel Bessent; two siblings: George Johnson Jr. and Alma
River; two special friends: Patricia Thompson and Harold
Eddie; 23 grandchildren, including very special Grandson
Eddie White; 52 great-grandchildren, and 23 great great
-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives
and sorrowing friends.
- Catherine Jones
- Wright and Young Funeral Home
- 4:00-8:00 PM
Peaceful Zion Missionary Baptist Church
6800 NW 24 Ave.
- 05/21/2021 at12:00 PM
- Caballero Rivero Dade Memorial Park
1301 OpaLocka Blvd.