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“Sandra, Melba and family, sorry to learn of the passing of Donald. Many thoughts and prayers for you all. ”
1 of 15 | Posted by: Jack Williams - Antioch, TN

“Melba and Family: We were so sorry to hear of the passing of our friend, Donald Brown. We have so many good memories at Chem-Nut. We will never...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Sonny & Laverne Pate - Ocilla, GA

“Just wanted to send condolences to the family you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Vernon lightfoot family ”
3 of 15 | Posted by: Vernon lightfoot - albany, GA

“I used to work for Mr. Donald. He was the best employer that I have ever worked for. He was a good man, very generous. I will always have fond...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: John Knowles - Camilla, GA

“A man of honor. A man after Gods own heart. A proud father and loving husband. These are Donald Brown. I am so sorry for your loss. ”
5 of 15 | Posted by: Deby Goss-Mayhew - Columbus

“Many prayers & thoughts for you all at this sad time. Gods love to each & every one of you!! ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Tammy Lawhorn - Warwick, GA

“Donna and Family, Please except our sincere condolences on the passing of your father. Your dad was an icon of Worth County at the highest peak. He...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: George Ray Houston - Sylvester, GA

“Well respected man by many. So proud to have worked for and the pleasure of knowing. Hubert ”
8 of 15 | Posted by: Hubert Souter - Poulan, GA

“So sorry for your loss ”
9 of 15 | Posted by: Marybeth Palmer - Friend

“MRS.Janet Hudson sorry to hear about the passing of your father, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
10 of 15 | Posted by: Monica eDWARDS - ASHBURN, GA

“I am praying for you and your family during this most difficult time. I will always remember seeing you and Don driving through the front parking lot...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Barbara Brown - Albany, GA

“Great mentor and Father-in-Law. Very generous man who cared about others. I was privilege to know him and spend time with him. Many memories. ”
12 of 15 | Posted by: Ronald Hudson - sylvester, GA

“Sending prayers to Susan, Jake, Sam and all family members on the passing of your precious daddy and grandfather. Our thoughts are with you. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Sherri & Laurel Savelli - Tifton

“So sorry for your loss. You're in our thoughts and prayers. ”
14 of 15 | Posted by: Shrrri Whisenant - Sylvester, GA

“Donna, Janet, and Susan. So sorry for your loss. Prayers for your families. God Bless you all. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: Evelyn Fletcher Castleberry - GA

Mr. Donald Brown, 84, of Bridgeboro died Wednesday, September 13, 2017, at Phoebe Worth Medical Center.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at Banks Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery. The Rev. Bobby Joe Brown will officiate.
Mr. Brown was born on October 9, 1932, in Worth County to the late Fred A. and Jeanette Wages Brown. He had lived in Worth County most of his life. Mr. Brown was a Veteran of the U.S. Army having served during the Korean War. He was a member of the Doerun American Legion and Worth Masonic Lodge #194 F&AM. Mr. Brown was a graduate of ABAC and later graduated from the University of Georgia in 1953. He was a former Assistant County Agent in Chatham County working with the 4-H Club. Mr. Brown was an entrepreneur who established and became the owner of Brown Milling Company in Bridgeboro. He served on the Board of Directors for Chem-Nut, Inc., and was also past President of the Peanut Warehousemen Association. Mr. Brown was named Citizen of the Year by the Sylvester Kiwanis Club in 2002. He enjoyed fishing, hunting and loved his bird dogs. Mr. Brown was a farmer at heart who loved gardening and his fruit trees. He was an active member of the Bridgeboro Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon, a Sunday School teacher, and choir member.
Survivors include his wife, Melba Dorminey Brown of Bridgeboro; daughters, Donna B. Crowe (Norman), Janet B. Hudson (Ronald), Susan B. Davis (Richard), all of Sylvester; sister, Sandra B. Cochran of Macon; grandchildren, Mack Park (Lori), Kathryn "Katie" McCutcheon (John Bates), Haiden Edore (Blake), Ben Hudson (Amber), Jake Varnadoe, Sam Varnadoe and Lauren Davis; great-grandchildren, Cam and Case Hudson, Aldyn Edore and Lexy Cravens; along with a number of nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Brown was preceded in death by a brother, James M. "Jimmy" Brown.
For those desiring, memorials may be made to the Bridgeboro Baptist Church, 214 2nd Street, Bridgeboro, GA 31705.
The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1:00 PM until the Service Hour at Banks Funeral Home.
Please sign our online guest registry at www.banksfh.com.
Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements.

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Banks Funeral Home
210 N. Main Street Sylvester, GA 31791
Tel. (229) 776-2055