Russell "Toe" Brown Clarksville, TN Russell "Toe" Brown, 60, of Clarksville, TN, passed away on Tuesday, October 11, 2016, at Tennova Healthcare of Clarksville. Russell was born on February 22, 1956, in New Iberia, LA to the late Linton Brown and Ceola Baptiste Brown. He is also preceded in death by a brother, Kenneth Brown; nine aunts; and six uncles. Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at 11:00 a.m. at the Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Chapel. Burial will be at Sango Cemetery. Visitation will be held on Friday, October 14, 2016, from 4:00-8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. Russell worked at Nyrstar. He was a member of the 1977 APSU OVC Championship Football Team. He graduated from New Iberia Senior High and Austin Peay State University. Russell is survived by his wife, Dr. Pennye Rush Brown of Clarksville, TN and his three daughters: Deidra Brown, Keshia Brown (Alvin) Jarrett, and Sierra Brown of Clarksville, TN. He has three brothers: David Brown, Norwood (Dorothy) Brown of New Iberia, LA, and Joey Brake of Cumberland City, TN; sister, MaryLouise Joseph of New Iberia, LA; and a grandson, Cade Brown of Clarksville, TN. His father-in-law, Frank Rush, Sr. and mother-in-law, Elizabeth Bryant Rush of Clarksville, TN; two brothers-in-law, Frank Rush, Jr. and Sean Rush; sister-in-law, Dr. Paula Rush Shumpert; his Brownsville Family, host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Pallbearers will be Ron Sebree, Phil Todd, Joe Grimsley, Mike Betts, Ernest Fletcher, J.W. Hunt, and Joey Brake. Honorary pallbearers will be the 1977 APSU OVC Championship Football Team. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Austin Peay State University Football Team in honor of Russell "Toe" Brown, P.O. Box 4515, Clarksville, TN 37044. Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040. Online condolences may be made at www.nealtarpleyparchman.com .
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