Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Jasper E. Brown, Jr.

04/17/1940 - 03/04/2018

Viewing Information

A wake service will be held, 6pm-8pm, Thursday, March 8, 2018 at First Baptist Church Bolling Brook, 120 Filbert St. Norfolk, VA 23505. Services are entrusted to Metropolitan Funeral Service, Granby Street.

Service Information

A funeral service will be held, 11am, Friday, March 9, 2018
Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church
1057 Kennedy Street Norfolk VA

Interment Information

Roosevelt Memorial Park
1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake VA

Jasper was born in Norfolk, Virginia to the late Jasper and Mattie Brown. He was predeceased by his brother Ernest Whitaker, sister Letha Smith and son Michael Norman. Jasper, a proud Vietnam Veteran served in the United States Army for 26 years. As a decorated Soldier, he was awarded the “Good Conduct Medal 7 times and earned the Gold Recruiter Sapphire Badge. Jasper was educated in the Norfolk public school system and returned to his roots after retiring from the Army and became a well-known business owner of the renowned Brown’s Convenient Store. Jasper was married to Paulette Brown (West) on August 10, 1991; they were married for 26 years. A faithful member of First Baptist Church Bolling Brook, Jasper served as a Deacon and Treasurer. JB’s favorite pastime was traveling the states playing Pinochle with his Pinochle club, “The Young Guns,” and a member of The American Legion Post 190. JB leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife, Paulette, daughters: Tina Brown, Felicia Brown-Napoleon (Tarijuana), Genene Brown, Latoya Carrington-White (Trevor), Gwen McDow (Calvin) and stepdaughter, Caryn Merriweather (Henry); sons: Jasper Brown III (Theresa), Douglas Brown (Loretta), Kelvin Brown, Eric Brown (Cassandra), Navarre Brandon Brown (LaTonya), Davon Yonkers (Danielle) and step-son, Edrick James (Michelle); brothers: Alonza Brown, Sr. (Carol), Willie Brown (Paulette), Reverend Cleveland Brown, Sr. (Crystal), and Pastor Clinton Brown, Sr. (Donna); 28 grandchildren, 20 greatgrandchildren, a life-long friend Hubert Dunston (Portia), and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Angela Reese c/o Cousin Joshua Brown I will be attending the service on behalf of my father Joshua Brown who is in California unable to attend Prayers to our cousins May God continue to extend his Grace and Mercy
Posted: 3/9/2018
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Pamela Pierce Moye' On behalf of my Mommie(Clara Pierce) and my family... I would like to extend our deepest sympathies to you and the family. We pray God's Comfort and Peace will surround you and keep you as you are going through. Please feel free to call on us. We stand ready to help and support. Love to you all. Pamela and Family
Posted: 3/8/2018
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Hank and Bonnie Brown Wilson Our Dearest Paulette. Hank and I send our deepest condolences to you along with our love. We were so sad to hear of JB's homegoing. We will cover you and your family in many deep prayers! May you feel our deep love for you as you walk through this challenge.Our hearts are one with you. We love you tenderly. God bless you.
Posted: 3/8/2018
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Bonnie Brown Wilson To Paulette and Family. A leaf have fallen from our Family Tree and we are sad. We offer you our deepest condolences from our hearts! We take a moment to honor your husband, father, brother, uncle and family member. JB had a long ancestral line of strong dedicated deep family roots! His Brown-Minggia roots grow deep in the soil of family genealogy. We honor him as a integral family member of such a lineage of ancestors who spread their roots deep in the soil of God.... faith.... love and family. We will miss Jasper Brown Jr. who was a valued family member! We look forward to the day when all of us will celebrate with him in that great family reunion in heaven!!Until then please let us hold your hands as you walk through this season of healing. We love you! From the Minggia Family Reunion Committee.
Posted: 3/8/2018
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