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Rev Benton Brown
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Birth: Mar. 11, 1922
Death: Jun. 4, 2006


BENTON BROWN

Was born in Wayne County, Tennessee on March 11, 1922 the son of the late Tom and Oma Sherrill Brown.

On November 30, 1946 he was united in marriage to the former Gladys Melson, who survives.

Mr. Brown was a custodian for Tennessee River Pulp and Paper for 12 years and 10 years at Hardin County High School. He was Minister of Plummer’s Chapel Freewill Baptist Church. Mr. Brown was a member of Hardin County Ministerial Association. He was a United States Army Veteran.

Mr. Brown departed this life on June 4, 2006 at the Hardin Medical Center in Savannah, Tennessee at the age of 84 years, 2 months and 24 days.

Other than his wife, Gladys of Savannah, he is survived by one daughter, Iva Farris of Savannah and one son, Robert (Bobby)Brown of Harvard, Illinois.

One daughter-in-law, Linda Brown and one son-in-law, Jack Farris.

3 grandchildren, Michael Farris, Christina Brown and Timothy Brown.

3 great-grandchildren, Ian Brown, Trinity Brown and Trent Brown.

2 sisters, Kathleen Morgan and Jewel Helton, both of Wayne County, Tennessee

2 brothers, John David and Eugene Brown, both of Hardin County, Tennessee.

Mr. Brown was also preceded in death by 9 brothers and sisters. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Thomas Brown (1891 - 1968)
  Oma Elizabeth Sherrill Brown (1892 - 1964)
 
 Siblings:
  Willie James Brown (1915 - 1989)*
  Kathleen Brown Morgan (1917 - 2012)*
  Taylor Brown (1918 - 1987)*
  Lydia Pearl Brown Beckham (1920 - 2002)*
  Benton Brown (1922 - 2006)
  Fred Brown (1923 - 2002)*
  Alta Mae Brown Moore (1925 - 1998)*
  Jewel Virginia Brown Helton (1926 - 2007)*
  John D. Brown (1931 - 2013)**
  Eugene Hardin Brown (1933 - 2006)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
married Gladys Brown on November 30, 1946
 
Burial:
Mount Hebron Cemetery
Houston
Wayne County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Tab "n" Tony
Record added: Feb 14, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 65637268
Rev Benton Brown
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Rev Benton Brown
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Rev Benton Brown
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- Tab "n" Tony
 Added: Mar. 25, 2014
 
 
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