Cover photo for Linda Carolyn Stephenson Brown's Obituary
Linda Carolyn Stephenson Brown Profile Photo
1942 Linda 2018

Linda Carolyn Stephenson Brown

July 25, 1942 — August 6, 2018

Linda Carolyn Stephenson Brown, 76, of Cleveland, passed away Monday, August 6, 2018 in a local hospital.  She enjoyed spending time with her family and was an avid bird watcher.  Linda loved the snow in the winter and going to the beach in the summer.  She was a member of North Cleveland Church of God.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James Leland Brown; parents, Eugene and Anna Ruth Stephenson.

She is survived by her children, Sharon Renee Brown and significant other, Chonia Patterson and Misty Michelle Brown, all of Cleveland;  siblings, Ann Stephenson of Cleveland, Donna Kay Tucker and husband, Curtis of Cleveland, Alan Stephenson and wife, Cecilia of McDonald and Jerry Stephenson and wife, Teresa of Cleveland; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, August 10, 2018 in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral Home with the Reverend Mark Williams and the Reverend Cy Harris officiating.  Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with Jeffrey Stephenson, David Stephenson, Jerry Brown, Adam Tucker, Jacob Stephenson and Curtis Tucker serving as pallbearers.  Honorary pallbearers will be Brian Woody and Alphus Ledford. A white dove release ceremony will conclude the service.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018 at the funeral home. 

The family requests that memorials be made to; Children’s Rise and Build Project of North Cleveland Church of God, 335 11th Street NE, Cleveland, TN 37311.

We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Brown family guestbook at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Linda Carolyn Stephenson Brown, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Service

Friday, August 10, 2018

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 8

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree