(LINEVILLE) The funeral for Charlene Meadows Brown, 56, of Lineville will be Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, at noon at Highway Methodist Church, Roanoke, with Pastor Wes Gunn officiating. Burial will follow in Highway Memorial Gardens.

The family will receive friends at the church from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Friday before services.

Mrs. Brown died Tuesday, Jan. 14, at Tanner Medical Center in Carrollton, Ga.

A Lineville resident, Mrs. Brown was born in Alexander City on July 30, 1963, the daughter of Charles Theodore and Virginia Sims Meadows. She was Baptist by faith and worked as a loan underwriter for BanCorpSouth.

Survivors include her husband of 33 years, Sidney C. Brown of Lineville; daughter, Erica Woody of Opelika; son, Will Brown of Dothan; two grandchildren, Giaxon Woody and Kaiden Woody; sister, Gayle Stevens of Leesburg; brother, Ted Meadows of Flowery Branch, Ga.; cousin, Robin Sims Rogers of Opelika; and numerous other relative. Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her parents.

Pallbearers will be Matthew Meadows, Hunter Meadows, Joshua Meadows, Zach Stevens, Perry Stevens and Tyler Burns.

The family prefers donations but flowers will be accepted. Donations may be made to one of the following: Ronald McDonald House at 1700 4th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL 35233-1810; Children's Hospital of Birmingham at 1600 7th Ave. S., Birmingham, AL 35233; St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital at 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or Highway Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Gary Spears at 9887 County Rd. 65, Roanoke, AL 36274. Online condolences may be expressed at www.benefieldfhwedowee.com.

Benefield Funeral Home, Wedowee.

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