James "Jim" William Brown, age 96, of North Wilkesboro, passed away Friday, August 21, 2020 at his home.

James was born November 18, 1923 in Wilkes County to Rossie and Caroline Elledge Brown. He owned and operated Jim Brown's Service Station and enjoyed gardening. James was a great father, grandfather, great grandfather and great great grandfather. James was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Lessie Hayes Brown; his son, Jimmy Brown; brother, Paul Brown and sister, Betty Jo Brown.

He is survived by his daughter, Linda Brown Walsh of Hays; son, Terry Brown of North Wilkesboro; grandchildren, Tonya Barlow and spouse Darrell of Wilkesboro, Michael Walsh and spouse Karla of Hays, Chris Brown and spouse Kim of North Wilkesboro; great grandchildren, Cody Brown and spouse Whitney, Seth Brown and fiancée Alex Rhoades all of North Wilkesboro, Ryan Walsh and spouse Savannah, Kameron Walsh all of Hays; great great grandchildren, Sadie Brown and Cora Brown both of North Wilkesboro; brother, Ed Brown and spouse Annie of Carolina Beach; and sister, Clara Lee Brown of Hays.

Graveside service will be held 12:00 p.m. Sunday, August 23, 2020 at Mountlawn Memorial Park with Rev. Richard Caudill officiating. The family has requested no flowers, please. Memorials may be made to Bethel Baptist Church, PO Box 679, Hays, NC 28635 or to Maple Grove Baptist Church, 1998 Traphill Road, Hays, NC 28635. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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