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Lester John Brown
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Birth: Aug. 21, 1920
Haywood County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Mar. 31, 2011
Flat Rock
Henderson County
North Carolina, USA

Lester John Brown, of Etowah, North Carolina died Thursday March 31, 2011, at the Elizabeth House in Flat Rock, North Carolina.

Lester was born on August 21, 1920, Haywood County, North Carolina to the late Floyd and Velma Holt Brown, he was also preceded by his wife Stella Hipps Brown. Mr. Brown retired from Ecusta and a U. S. Army Veteran where he received a Purple Heart at the Battle of the Bulge.

Survivors include three sons, Johnny Mack Brown of Fletcher, Joel Kay Brown and Robert L. Brown both of Etowah, North Carolina; one daughter Velma Brown Rogers of Etowah, North Carolina; two brothers, Charles of Rich Mountain, North Carolina and Frank Brown of Rosman, North Carolina; Five grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Monday at Moody Connoly Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Pisgah Gardens with military honors.

The family will receive friends from 1 - 2 p. m. before service.

Moody - Connolly Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Velma O. Holt Brown (1900 - 1996)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Stella Hipps Brown (1920 - 2009)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory Cemetery
Pisgah Forest
Transylvania County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Pat Hooper/Frances Jones
Originally Created by: Lorraine
Record added: Apr 04, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 67906679
Lester John Brown
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Lester John Brown
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Lester John Brown
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Mr. Brown was wounded at the Battle of the Bulge and received the Purple Heart.
- Pat Hooper/Frances Jones
 Added: Mar. 17, 2014
Rest in Honored Peace Mr. Brown. You were part of our lives for many years and we loved you so. Thank you for your service to our country especially at the Battle of the Bulge.
- Pat Hooper/Frances Jones
 Added: Mar. 17, 2014

- G.Coward Davis
 Added: Nov. 26, 2013
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