1936 ~  The Tribute of Life  ~  2020


Mr. Vincent Benjamin Brown, 83, of Kinston, NC, passed into glory on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, with the love of his family and God surrounding him. NC.


A celebration of life service will be held on Thursday, April 16,  2020 – 12:00 noon, at 1679 Rolling Hill Road, Kinston, NC.  The Officiant will be Pastor Ryan Vernon.  Interment:  A private burial will follow at the family cemetery. 

Vincent was born on April 8, 1936 to the late Gabriel B. Brown and Alice (Vicki) Parr.  He was preceded in death by his parents and five brothers, James, LaSalle, Alfie, Cecil, and Gaziel Brown.


Vincent  leaves to cherish his precious memories, his wife Barbara, of the home; Four children, Larry Brown (Dantie), Donna Brown, Sanrose Shaw (Melvin), and Vincent B. Brown (Clarissa); Four stepchildren, Ronald Rueger (Amy), Ivory R. Adams, Noah Adams (Sherry), and Tracy Adams(Elizabeth) by his wife – Barbara-Jean Brown of over thirty years; Sister, Gurzel Breezy (Steve) of England who loved him dearly; 30 grandchildren; three great grandchildren; many nieces and nephews in the United States, Canada, England, and Jamaica; and a host of friends in Kinston and Living Water Church of God in Syracuse, New York.