- JIM ED BROWN FUNERAL*
- RYMAN AUDITORIUM
- MONDAY, JUNE 15 AT 10AM, DOORS OPEN AT 9:30AM
- Participants include: The Oak Ridge Boys, The Gatlin Brothers, Crystal Gayle, Rhonda Vincent, Brenda Lee, Jeannie Seely, Craig Morgan, Lady Antebellum, The Isaacs, Lang Scott, Linda Davis and Hillary Scott, Sarah Trahern, Colin Reed, Pete Fisher and Rev. Sam Boyd.
- JIM ED BROWN INTERMENT*
- WOODLAWN MEMORIAL PARK CEMETERY, 660 THOMPSON LANE
- FOLLOWS FUNERAL SERVICE
* Funeral service and interment are both open to the public.
The funeral service for Grand Ole Opry member Jim Ed Brown will take place on Monday, June 15 at 10 a.m. at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville. The service is open to the public with doors at 9:30 a.m. The interment will follow immediately at Woodlawn at 660 Thompson Lane and is also open to the public. Visitation over the weekend is private for family and close friends.
Jim Ed passed away on June 11 at Williamson Medical Center in Franklin, Tenn. at the age of 81, after a battle with cancer. He is survived by wife Becky Brown; daughter Kim Corwin and her husband Dr. Michael Corwin; son James Edward Brown Jr. and his wife Leigh; grandchildren Isabella Brown, Hampton Brown, Oliver Brown, Genevieve Brown and Catherine Corwin. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at this time. Jim Ed became a member of the Opry on August 12, 1963 and made his last appearance there on April 11, 2015 performing “In Style Again” and “The Three Bells.”
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