James Larry Brown, 73 of Bedford, passed away Monday, February 26, 2018. He was born on Tuesday, April 11, 1944 in Giles County, a son of the late Paris Brown Sr. and Lillie Mae Morgan Brown. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 1, 2018 at 10:00 AM at Holy Land Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 9:00 till 9:45 AM. Arrangements are being handled by Updike Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Bedford.