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James Lee Brown
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Birth: Feb. 18, 1921
Royston
Franklin County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 16, 2008
Greenwood
Greenwood County
South Carolina, USA

James Lee Brown, age 87 formerly of Joanna, SC, died October 16, at Self Regional Healthcare in Greenwood, SC.

He was born in Royston, GA and was a son of the late Earcie and Cancie Higginbotham Brown. Mr. Brown was the former owner and operator of Brown's Grocery and a retired employee of Joanna Mills where he played baseball with the Joanna Textile League. He was a member of the Epworth United Methodist Church, an active and dedicated member of the Laurens County Shrine Club and Hejaz Shrine Temple, a member of the Magnolia Masonic Lodge and Bush River Community Center. Mr. Brown was a proud patriot having served his country in the US Army during WWII as a Sergeant in the 3rd Infantry Division in the European Theater. Mr. Brown will be remembered by his family as a beloved father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Surviving are a son, Terry Brown and wife, Carolyn of Greenwood, SC; a daughter, Debbie Brown and fiancÚ, Cecil Kirkpatrick of Greenville, SC; a special friend, Irene Brooks of Bush River, SC; three grandchildren, Darren Brown of Newberry, SC, Kevin Brown of Charlotte, NC, and Janie Seals of Joanna, SC; and five great-grandchildren, Dustin, Jacob, Riley, Chandler and Jayden.

Mr. Brown was the last member of his immediate family and was preceded in death by his wife, Macie Outz Brown and two brothers, Tom and Mack Brown.
 
 
Inscription:
SGT US Army, World War II, Bronze Star Medal
 
Burial:
Pinelawn Memory Gardens
Clinton
Laurens County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: Tonya Sapp Hames
Record added: Oct 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30647120
James Lee Brown
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James Lee Brown
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James Lee Brown
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