The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


October 27, 2012

Obituaries — Saturday, Oct. 27, 2012


Jim Remely ‘Whitey’ Brown Jr.

GLEN FORK — Jim Remely “Whitey” Brown Jr., 51, of Glen Fork, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at the Bowers Hospice House Beckley.

He was born December 27, 1960 in Glen Fork, a son of Jim Remely Brown Sr. and the late Lorraine Louise Lusk Brown.

He was a Christian and a block layer. In addition to his mother he was preceded in death by five uncles Billy Edward Brown, Clifford Lee Brown, Charles Clyde Brown, Elbert Brown  Jr. and Theodore Brown, a sister-in-law Billie Brown and a nephew Joshua Brown.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 12 years, Linda Marie McMillion Brown; his father Jim Remely “Jamie” Brown Sr. of Glen Fork; two daughters Lori Michelle Brown of Matheny and Hope Leann Brown of Glen Fork; three sons Jim Remely Brown III of Mullens, Ronnie Jacob Brown and Ethan Joseph Brown, both of Glen Fork; a grandson Joshuia Brown; three sisters Carlene Backus and companion Dale Wimmer and Tina Lynn (Jimmy) Clark, all of Glen Fork and Ida Joyce (Charlie) Bailey of Glen Daniels; four brothers Terry James (Carmela) Brown, Jerry Lee Brown and Mark Anthony (Heather) Brown, all of Glen Fork and Jody Brown of Glen Daniel; and a host of other loving family and friends.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. on Sunday, October 28, 2012, in the Chapel of Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco, with Rev. Herman Cook officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Adkins Cemetery, Glen Fork.

Friends may call 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be family and friends.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the funeral home.

E-mail letters of sympathy may be sent at

The family is being served by the Stafford Family Funeral Home, Lynco.


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