Venisha Brown, James Brown’s Daughter, Dead at 53

Funeral arrangements set for daughter of James Brown

Funeral arrangements have been set for Venisha Brown, one of the daughters of iconic singer James Brown.

Venisha Brown died last week due to complications from pneumonia at an Augusta hospital. She was 53.

The service will be held at 1 p.m. Oct. 5 at Carpentersville Baptist Church, 415 Carpentersville Rd. in North Augusta, S.C.

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She was the daughter of the late “Godfather of Soul” and the late Yvonne Fair, formerly of the singing group, the Chantels.

James Brown died in 2006. 

Of all the children of the “Godfather of Soul,” Venisha Brown is the one  who could most closely mimic the incredible dancing skills of her famous father, family members said.