Jim L. Brown, son of the late James Earl Brown and Pansy Lucille Jones Brown Hicks, was born on October 5, 1948, in Gideon and died in Bernie on Sunday, June 22, 2003, at the age of 54. Mr. Brown had worked at Specialty Engineering of Dexter and attended the Bernie General Baptist Church. He was united in marriage to Annetta Lee Craft on September 27, 1991, in Powe. Mrs. Brown survives of the home in Bernie. Mr. Brown is also survived by one son, Jared Lee Brown of Bernie; two daughters, Kandi Lynn Brown and Trina Carol Stevens both of Bernie; one brother, Wyman Brown of Gideon; two sisters, Barbara Bradfield of Campbell and Edna Merritt of Bernie; and by two grandchildren. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Albert Brown and W.R. Brown. Visitation will be held Tuesday, June 24, 2003, from 5-8 p.m. at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie. Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m., Wednesday, June 25, 2003, in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Joe Masters officiating. Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery.