July 16, 1998 - December 25, 2020
Mr. Courion Exavier Brown, 22, of Peoria, Illinois transitioned from this life to his heavenly home at 7:19 pm on Friday, December 25, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Courion was born July 16, 1998 in Peoria, IL to Christopher Brown and Cortina Wooley. Courion graduated from Robert A. Jamieson School where he was the assistant coach of the Eagles basketball team. Courion loved listening to music, playing video games and collecting year books. He enjoyed being around his family and other people. Courion leaves to cherish his most precious memories his parents, Cortina Wooley and Christopher (Latanya) Brown and, three brothers, Christopher Brown, Jr., Eric (Fiance’ Arianna) Perry and Kentais Morris; three sisters Christian Brown, Catherine Brown all of Peoria, IL and Brooklynn Brown of Springfield, IL; his grandparents, Vancie Wooley and Claude (Tamara) Brown both of Peoria, IL and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Marlee Wooley, Jr. and Betty Brown. A private funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, January 9, 2021 at Sovereign Grace M.B. Church with a visitation beginning at 10 am. Pastor Alvin Riley, Sr., will bring words of comfort. Courion will be laid to rest at Historic Springdale Cemetery. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing and attendance limits will be observed. In accordance with the Illinois Department of Public Health, Funerals are limited to no more than 25% or less people at the church. To be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. Funerals are limited to no more than 25% of the decedent’s immediate family members. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible. The sanctuary can socially distance and seat no more than 25% or less people. All others will be able to flow through prior to beginning of the service. Thanks in advance for your cooperation!
Mr. Courion Exavier Brown, 22, of Peoria, Illinois transitioned from this life to his heavenly home at 7:19 pm on Friday, December 25, 2020 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. Courion was born July 16, 1998 in Peoria, IL to Christopher Brown... View Obituary & Service Information
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