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Clarence Ray Brown

Clarence Ray Brown, 74, of Pikeville, Tennessee passed away Wednesday, March 8, 2023.

Ray was a timber cutter. He enjoyed cutting firewood, and tinkering with saws and lawnmowers.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence Edward Brown and Gladys Almeda Bell Sanders; brothers, William Alfred “Buddy” Lovelady and Edward Andrew Brown; sisters, Carolyn Smith and Bobbie Joan Brown.

Ray is survived by his daughters, Shannon Brown Minninger and Tanika Neese; son, Nick Neese; sisters, Susie (John) MacMaster and Kathy (George) Morris; several grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

There is no service being planned at this time.

Condolences can be made at

Pikeville Funeral Home was entrusted with the arrangements.

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