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Bennie Brand

March 10, 1948 ~ January 26, 2024 (age 75) 75 Years Old
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Bennie Brand Obituary

Bennie Ray Brand "B.B." was born on March 10, 1948 in Pell City, AL to Emmitt Brand and Annie Bell Rogers Brand.

Bennie was a member of Rocky Zion Baptist Church at an early age. He graduated from St. Clair County Training School in 1966. He worked at Avendale Mills for two years before joining the United States Army in 1968, in which he was honorably discharged three years later. He started working for the Anniston Army Depot in 1971 until his retirement.

Bennie also enjoyed doing landscaping after his retirement, in the Pell City and Cropwell area. He was known to have a "Green Thumb", and he loved his many flowers and landscaping. If you knew Bennie, you know he loved to cook. If you have ever eaten his cooking, then you know exactly how great of a cook he was. Those who knew him as "Home Team", knows that he would say "Don't shed a tear for me, I will see you later Doc".

Bennie was preceded in death by his parents, Emmitt Brand and Annie Bell Brand; wife, Michelle J. Brand; sister, Willie E. Brand; brothers, Earl Brand, Chrisropher Brand, and Eugene Brand; niece, LaTonya Crawford; and nephew, Tuskonee Woods.

He leaves to cherish and mourn his memory, his sons, Chadrick (Carla) Brand and Tellas S. Brand; daughers, Tiffany R. Jones, MiKeitha C. Brand, and Maria D. Jones; godson, James A. Johnson; siblings, Emmitt (Sara) Brand, Shirley Lee Sanders, and Tommy Sanders; sisters-in-law, Elaine Sanders and Linda (Harry Charles) McCoy; grandchildren, Kalha R. Jones, Malachi M. Brand, LaKyta S. Goodwin, Isiah Jones, Dontavious Jones, Mariah White, Jordan Jones, and Faith Woodgett; and a host of great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives; and to all of his dear friends, he loved each of you dearly.

 

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19th Street Recreation Bldg

405 19th Street South

Pell City, Alabama 35128

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
February 3, 2024

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Rocky Zion Baptist Church
1505 10th Avenue South
Pell City, AL 35128

Celebration of Life
Saturday
February 3, 2024

1:00 PM
Rocky Zion Baptist Church
1505 10th Avenue South
Pell City, AL 35128

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