James Drayton Brownlee

James Drayton Brownlee

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Death 22 Sep 1956 (aged 82)
Burial Indian Springs, Butts County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 96204779 · View Source
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From the Jackson Progress-Argus, September 27, 1956
J. D. Brownlee Buried Monday at Mt. Vernon

Funeral services for James Drayton Brownlee, 82, prominent retired Butts county farmer who died Saturday night at this home following a period of declining health, were held at Mt. Vernon Baptist Church on Monday afternoon at 3 o'clock with Dr. P. F. Davis officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery with Haisten Funeral Home in charge. Pallbearers were R. N. Tingle, Olin Pettigrew, Newt Etheredge, F. L. Maddox, Paul Maddox, A. F. Maddox.

Mr. Brownlee, a native of Butts county, was the son of Thomas Newton Brownlee and Mrs. Jane Hoard Brownlee, pioneer residents of Butts county. One of the county's most successful farmers, noted for his progressiveness in new agricultural practices, Mr. Brownlee had long been associated with the civic growth of his community and county. Esteemed by all, he had a wide circle of friends who regret to learn of his passing. A member of the Paran Baptist Church, Mr. Brownlee had served as director of the Farmers Union Warehouse for over 50 years.

He is survived by three daughters, Mrs. T. F. Freeman, Forsyth; Mrs. N. A. Powell, Jackson; Mrs. A. H. Caldwell, Griffin; one son, Charles Brownlee, Jackson; two sisters, Mrs. J. E. Pettigrew, Jackson; Mrs. G. F. Etheredge, Jackson; five grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
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  • Created by: Joe Shade
  • Added: 29 Aug 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96204779
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Drayton Brownlee (18 Oct 1873–22 Sep 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96204779, citing Mount Vernon Baptist Church Cemetery, Indian Springs, Butts County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Joe Shade (contributor 47602219) .