Geraldine Brown was born July 24, 1950, in Abbeville, Alabama. She was the firstborn of seven siblings, born to the Late Bishop Joe T. and the Late Mother Gennie Lee Wimes. Geraldine received her formal education from the Gifford Independent School District, Wabasso Independent School District School District, as well as the St. Lucie County School District, where she excelled as a bright student.
Geraldine received her earliest Biblical Education, and Christian Experience, under the Pastorate of her father, Bishop Joe T. Wimes, as a youth member of The Apostolic Church of Jesus, Inc., Oslo, Florida, where she faithfully served in many departments, including Sunday School, Apostolic Young Peoples Union, Sunshine Band, Snare Drummer, and Youth Ministries.
Geraldine was preceded in death by her parents, Bishop Joe T. Wimes, Sr. and Mother Gennie Lee Wimes; her husband, Charlie Brown; her sister, Theresa Ann Wimes Jones, and her great-grandson, Shawn Brown, Jr.
Geraldine leaves to cherish her sweet memories: two daughters: Tangela Rivers of Fort Pierce, Florida and Shaneka James of Orlando, Florida; two sons: Elder Sam Taylor (Shavada) of Gifford, Florida and Reverend Michael Taylor of Dallas, Texas; eight grandchildren: Tierra Rivers, Shawn Brown, Sr., Antwan Brown, Sr., Tanorious Johnson, Ashanti Robinson, J’sya Jones, Javarie Clark and Tavarius Wright; 20 great-grandchildren; two brothers: Elder Joe T. Wimes, Jr. (Anita) of Vero Beach, Florida and Elder Terry Wimes, Sr. (Ella) of Fort Pierce, Florida; six sisters: Linda Anderson and Joanne Wesley, both of Dallas, Texas, Julia Wimes of Houston, Texas, Phyllis Smith and Wanda Sims, both of Orlando, Florida and Wendy Rhyant (Ezekiel) of Fort Pierce; two uncles: J.C. Johnson of Virginia, Robert Johnson of Fort Pierce, Florida; and a sorrowing host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and loved ones.
THE STATEMENT VIEWING:
FRIDAY, AUGUST 27, 2021
APOSTOLIC CHURCH OF JESUS
1120 NORTH 16TH COURT
FT PIERCE, FLORIDA 34950
CELEBRATION OF LIFE
SATURDAY, AUGUST 28, 2021
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FORT PIERCE, FLORIDA 34950
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