Franklin Geneo Eugene Brown, age 36, of Clinton

Franklin Geneo Eugene Brown, age 36, of Clinton, Tennessee, passed away on March 16, 2023. He was born March 31, 1986 in Oak Ridge, Tennessee to Earnest Brown Jr. and Lisa Copeland. Geneo was of the Baptist Faith. He loved music, boxing, tattoos, his dog, drawing, poetry, being outdoors, spending time with his daughter, tinkering, and especially loved being with his family. Geneo is preceded in death by his baby brother: Cody Brown, grandparents: Earnest and Reba Brown, grandfather: Charles William Copeland, and uncles: Marvin Brown, and Charles (Danker) Copeland.


Father   Ernest Brown Jr.

Mother   Lisa Copeland

Daughter   Briley Seth Dijana Fox, whom he loved dearly and whole heartedly

His 4-Legged Buddy   Diesel

Nieces   Shalie, Jaylen, and Kinzy Brown

Special Sister in Law   DeLane

Grandmother   Hazel Copeland

Aunts and Uncles   James and Brenda Brown, Arvin Brown, Linda Lively, Julia Lively

                               Becky and Larry Seiber, Brenda and Ricky Patterson, Donna and Allen Lowe

                               Diane and Wayne Spears, Steve and Terri Copeland, Joe and Robbin Patterson

                               Tammy Patterson, and Michael Patterson

Pallbearers:     Shilo Huskey, Steve Copeland, Alicia Edwards, Darrell Byrge, William Lowe, and Dexter Gossett

And a host of other cousins, relatives, and friends.

Visitation: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at Browns Flat Baptist Church in Briceville.

Funeral Service: 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at Browns Flat Baptist Church in Briceville.

A graveside service will be held following the funeral service on Wednesday, March 22, 2023 at the Browns Flat Cemetery in Briceville.

Hatmaker Funeral Home, Rocky Top in charge of arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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