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Jake Benjamin "J.B." Brown

October 6, 1932 — August 27, 2022


Jake Benjamin "J.B." Brown



Jake "J.B." Brown, age 89, Knoxville TN, formerly from Dandridge TN, passed away August 27th, 2022 following a brief illness. J.B. was born October 6th, 1932 in Knoxville TN, the son of the late Hugh and Amanda Brown. He was a member of the French Broad Baptist Church and an accountant for Gulf Oil, retiring after many years.

J.B. enjoyed wood working, assisting his wife with her quilting and traveling in their RV to craft shows.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Bobbie; daughter and son in law, Carolyn Brown (Ron Taylor);  brothers, Emory and Floyd Brown; and sisters, Louise Sands and Ola Bell Reed.

Survived by his grandson, Raymond Taylor (Jenna) and many nieces and nephews.

Many thanks to Brenda Steward, Connie McLain, and Becky Marambio for the caring support, calls, and visits.

Many thanks to the staff and many friends at Atria Weston Place Assisted Living for the friendships and caring support  for Jake.

And also, thanks to the staff of UT Hospice for their amazing help and support.

Graveside service will be held on Saturday, September 3rd, 2022 at Fain Cemetery in Dandridge TN.

Farrar Funeral Home in Dandridge, 865-397-2711


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Saturday, September 3, 2022

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