Heaven gained a faithful servant on May 25, 2022. God visited Ogeechee Area Hospice in Statesboro, Georgia, to call home one of his soldiers, Mr. Lanel Brown, following an extended illness.
Lanel was born on Jauary 8,1955, to the late Johnny Brown and Mrs. Amerine Brown. Lanel attended the public schools of Emanuel County. At an early age, Lane began driving trucks for Hendley Transfer, and made truck driving , his career choice, until his health failed. Lanel enjoyed driving trucks, and giving other drivers CB names. During his time driving, he trained many to become over the road drivers.
Lanel dedicated his life to the Lord, and became a faithful member of God's Holy Tabernacle, in Twin City, Georgia. He was a faithful steward, working for the Lord. Lanel married the former, Johnnie Louise Tarver Brown.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Mrs. Debra Brown.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his loving and dedicated wife, Johnnie Louise Brown of Twin City, Georgia; his mother, Mrs. Amerine Brown of Twin City, Georgia; four children, LaShawnTarver and Shaleshia Brown, both of Twin City, Georgia, Prentis Tarver of Atlanta, Georgia, and Antonio (Natisha Shantrice) Reese of Wadley, Georgia; brothers, Johnny (Barbara) Brown of Columbia, South Carolina, Donald (Sherlyn) Brown of Twin City, Georgia, Terry (Regina) Brown of Bishop, Georgia, and Robert Brown of Tacoma, Washington; sisters, Nell Walker of Millen, Georgia, Joyce Ward of Twin City, Georgia, Annie Byrd of Twin City, Georgia, Valerie (Jeff) Grubbs of Twin City, Georgia, Tammie (Samuel) Williams of Vidalia, Georgia, and Nikeda (Roscoe) Parrish of Vidalia, Georgia; a godson, Quintavius Coleman; a grandson, LaShawn Tarver, Jr.,a host of grandchildren, nephews, nieces, other relatives, and friends.