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Brown, John Thornton

John Thornton Brown

Mr. John Thornton Brown, 40, of Jonesboro, passed away Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011.

He was a teacher at Rockdale Middle School.

He is survived by his mother, Jane Brown, of Jonesboro; brothers, Bobby Brown, of St. Simons Island, and Arlin Brown, of Conyers.

A graveside service will be held Thursday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m., at the Jonesboro City Cemetery, with the Rev. George Freeman officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The Alzheimer’s Association, 41 Perimeter Center E, Ste, 550, Atlanta, Ga., 30346, or by calling (404) 728-1181.

Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro/Stockbridge, (770) 210-2700, www.fordstewartfuneralhome.com.