Calvin Brown

Published 1:34 pm Tuesday, October 4, 2022

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Calvin Emanuel Brown was born on Nov. 10, 1944, to the parents of Anderson and Rosie Lee Brown. He departed this earthly life on Sept. 27, 2022.

Calvin was a very giving and loving soul. He would go out his way for those he loved.

Calvin was a member at Harry’s Chapel in Mitchell City for many years. He was a member of the choir.

Calvin graduated from Amite High School in 1964. He enlisted in the U.S. Army that same year, serving three years. He was a Vietnam Veteran with many accomplishments while he served.

He will be truly missed by family and friends. He leaves to cherish his memories: one sister, Cleta Lee of Rochester, N.Y.; a daughter, Marilyn Singleton of Tacoma, Wash.; a special cousin, Rosie Bridges of Bogalusa; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Anderson and Rosie Lee Brown; two brothers, Alvin C. Brown and Anderson Brown Jr.; five sisters, Amanda Brown Smith, Marcelle Smith, Clementine Ratliff, Brenda Bronssard and Marjorie Jefferson; nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Viewing will be on Friday, Oct. 7, at Harry’s Chapel United Methodist Church from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m., followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m. with Rev. Robinson officiating.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at