MELVIN THOMAS BROWN

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Deacon Melvin T. Brown, Jr. was born in Tallahassee, Florida to Mrs. Annie Mae Russ Brown and Mr. Melvin T. Brown, Sr.
He attended and graduated from FAMU High School, later he graduated from FAMU with a Degree in Political Science and Elementary Education. He also served as President of FAMU Alumni Club, taught school at Rickards High School, coaching Chess and Golf. Deacon Brown was an avid Golfer.
On October 31, 1980 Deacon Brown married Dorothy Jean Scott. Deacon Brown was a member of Providence Missionary where he served as Superintendent of the Sunday School, Trustee Board, President of the Abrams Scholarship, President of the Country Oaks Golf Club and First Black Who's Who teacher of the Year at Rickard High School.
Those left to cherish his memories include his loving wife; Dorothy Jean Brown, sister Barbara Norris St. Petersburg, Fl. Brothers; Gerald Brown, Charles Brown, Keith Brown all of Jacksonville, Fl., Colene Williams, sons Artis Scott (Patricia), Melvin Brown (Stephanie) and a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11:00am Providence Missionary Baptist Church 1215 Magnolia Street with burial Peaceful Rest Cemetery N. Pinetree Blvd. Public viewing Friday 2:00-700pm at the funeral home.
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Published on July 12, 2019
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John clarke
Jul 15, 2019
I share many memories with MT at Country Oaks. I will never forget the time we were playing old #_6 at Country Oaks. I had hit a nice little 3W but it had rolled in the woods on the left and I was jest to the left of one on those oaks on the left. I had a shot but not much of one. MT had nailed a driver and was sitting in the middle of the fairway about 30 yards from the green. I took a 7 Iron and hit it as good as I could. And it went in the hole. MT do ok a wedge and put it on the number 7 tee. He ended up with a snowman and I ended up with an eagle. We faced off hundreds of times in the years we played together and I am sure he bested me on total holes but I won a lot of the ones... that counted. He will be missed, lime green pants, orange shoes and all.Read more