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Mrs. Lenora Hines Brown was born on August 5, 1922 to the late Blumer and Lizzie Hines of Chattanooga, TN. She entered into the gates of heaven on May 6, 2017 with family at her side. Lenora was a faithful and devoted member of Tabernacle Baptist Church where she was baptized by Rev. G. W. Bonds. She served on the Usher Board and Kitchen Committee. Lenora was educated in the Chattanooga public schools.

Lenora was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Fred D. Brown; son, Joseph C. Brown, Sr.; daughter, Beverly B. Bruell (Winford); grandson, Terrance Poe, Sr.; a sister and five brothers.

Survivors include her sons, Fred D. Brown, Jr., Rodney Brown and James C. Brown, Chattanooga; grandchildren, Darlene, Donna, Terrance, Tonya, Joe, Winford Jr., Aneta, Jaleathea, Darryl, Mashun, Darryl, and Lisa; 13 great grandchildren; sister, Hattie Bryant, Chattanooga; nieces, other relatives and friends.  

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Friday, May 12, 2017 in the funeral home chapel.  Interment: Highland Memorial Gardens.  The body will lie in state after noon Thursday, May 11, 2017 at John P. Franklin Funeral Home

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  • Sunday, May 07, 2017
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
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  • Thursday, May 11, 2017
    Thank you God that there is a place where we will all meet again; where we will never have to say good-bye. With sympathy and love Auntie, cousins, sis. May God bless you, Gloria
    ~ Gloria Dunn   Baytown, TX