In Memory of




Obituary for Helen I. Brown

Helen I. Brown, 84, of Palatka, passed from this life on Sunday, May 7, 2023 at Magnolia Ridge Rehabilitation Center in Gainesville. A native of Hawthorne, Florida, she resided in Palatka for many years. Helen was a homemaker and had been a long-time member of Southside Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl J. Brown, her siblings, James Pearson, Fred Pearson and Ruby Teaton and a grandson, Frankie Faith.
Helen is survived by 2 sons, Carl J. “Red” Brown, III and Robert Greg Faith, a daughter, Ginger Brown, a brother, Colon Pearson and 4 grandchildren.
Services in celebration of Helen’s life will be at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, May 11, 2023 at Johnson-Overturf Chapel in Palatka with Pastor Shaun Thomas officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at Helen’s Book of Memories page at
Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.