Updated Funeral Announcement: Bishop E. Lynn Brown


Note: View the live stream of Bishop Brown’s homegoing service here: https://www.facebook.com/victay3/videos/10220694120573067/

The homegoing and funeral service for Bishop Edward Lynn Brown, the 46th Bishop of the Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, is scheduled for Saturday, November 30, 2019, at 11:00 AM in Memphis, Tennessee, at the Greenwood CME Church, 3311 Kimball Avenue.  Bishop Brown died Friday night, November 22, 2019.

The body will lie in state at the Greenwood CME Church on Friday, November 29, 2019, from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM.  A family hour from 5:00 PM until 6 PM is scheduled, followed by the ritual of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

 On Saturday morning, November 30, viewing will be allowed between 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM.  The homegoing service will begin at 11:00 A.M.

J. E. Herndon Funeral Home, 2595 James Road, Memphis, Tennessee  38127, has been entrusted with the remains. 

The family requests that, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Bishop Edward Lynn Brown Scholarship Fund at two institutions:  Lane College and Phillips School of Theology.

Lane College Fund – Please send donations to Bishop E. Lynn Brown Scholarship Fund, Lane College, 545 Lane Avenue, Jackson, Tennessee  38301; or electronically to www.lanecollege.edu , click on “donate” button and choose Bishop E. Lynn Brown Scholarship Fund.  You can go directly to https://squareup.com/store/lane-college.

Phillips School of Theology Fund – All funds for the Bishop Edward Lynn Brown Scholarship Fund at Phillips School of Theology should be sent in the name of the scholarship fund to the school at 700 Martin Luther King, Jr., Avenue, S.W., Atlanta, Georgia  30314. 

Condolences for the family can be sent to Mrs. Brown and the Family at 4250 Thunderstone Circle West, Memphis, Tennessee  38125. 

Your prayers for Mrs. Gladys Brown and family are desired.

 Thank you.

Senior Bishop Lawrence Reddick

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