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“I remember Deon from First Grade at Spring Hill to High School and the State Football Championship . He was a fine young man and I am so sorry for...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: Judy Rayburn Andrews - Columbia

“Erin, so sorry for your loss, you are in our thoughts and prayers ”
2 of 5 | Posted by: Chrissy Paul - Columbia, TN

“Aunt Lena and family, We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that Deon is going is going to be truly missed. You are in our thoughts and prayers...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Anthony reynolds - Chattanooga, TN

“Aunt Lena and Family, Sorry to hear of the loss of Deon. I know this is an extremely difficult time for you but take comfort knowing he is no longer...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Gwendolyn Reynolds - Chattanooga, TN

“Kenneth will surely be missed by all who knew him. Sweet soul, rest easy. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Kirsten Mullins - Spring Hill, TN

Kenneth Deon Brown, 48, Fork Lift Operator for Comprehensive Logistics Company, died Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at his residence on West 15th Street.

Visitation with the family will be held Monday from 4:00 P.M. -8:00 P.M. at Oakes & Nichols Funeral Home. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 11:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. at Carmack Boulevard Church of Christ with services at 12:00 P.M. with Brother Herb Davis officiating. Burial will follow in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be extended online at www.oakesandnichols.com.

Born September 4, 1969 in Williamson County, Tennessee, he was the son of Lena Mae Caldwell Brown and Kenneth Brown, who passed away April 26, 2018. He was a graduate of Spring Hill High School. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoyed grilling, fishing, and growing his aquariums. He was also an excellent mechanic, who could fix anything, and enjoyed R.C. cars and airplanes. Above all, he loved spending time with his fiancée, Erin, who was the anchor and love of his life. Mr. Brown never met a stranger and was always known for uplifting and encouraging others.

Survivors include his fiancée, Erin Brewer of Columbia; mother, Lena Mae Caldwell Brown of Spring Hill; son, Felix; brother, Kevin (Jamila) Brown of Columbia; niece, Kreandra Bumpas; nephew, Xander Brown; uncle, Tommy Caldwell; aunts, Geneva Wynn; Loretta (Roosevelt) Brown; and Sue Ellen (Charles) Polk; in-laws, William and Teresa Brewer; brother-in-law, William (Tabitha) Brewer; and a host of cousins.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandmother, Marie Brown; maternal grandparents, William and Lena Caldwell.

Active pallbearers will be close friends.

The family would like to express a special thanks to Ms. Sue, Mr. Willie, Andrea Kelly, Angelena Burns, Brother Herb Davis, and Ms. Tina.

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