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Ranza Joseph Brown entered eternal rest on December 9, 2016. Ranza was born on December 1, 1957 in New Orleans, LA to Carol T. Brown and the late Worley Brown. He was a lifelong resident of New Orleans where he attended Craig Elementary and Lawless Junior High School, then graduated from St. Augustine High School. He worked for many years at Waste, Richard's and Southern Waste.
He is survived by his wife, Ethel Brown; mother, Carol Brown; children, Ranzella, Ranza and Malik; brother, Haden Brown, Sr.; nephews, Haden, Jr., Kevin and Darius; nieces, Jenae, Yokeitha, Marjorica, Kim, Worlyn, Keisha, Tyra, Kayla and Tynia. He will be sadly missed by many cousin and friends. He is preceded in death by his father, Worley Brown, Sr. and brother, Worley Brown, Jr.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, December 16, 2016 at St. David Catholic Church, 5617 St. Claude Ave. at 10:00 am. Visitation will begin at 9:00 am. Interment: Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Arrangements by D.W. Rhodes Funeral Home, 3933
Washington Ave. Please visit to sign the guestbook.