March 25, 1908 ~ October 15, 1999
Center, where she had resided for four years.
Mrs. Brown was born in Macon County, had lived in Buncombe County for most of her life, and was a daughter of the late Robert L. and
Bessie Agnes Bates Hoglen. She was also preceded in death by her husband George S. Brown in 1955, a
son, Gerald N. Brown, and two sisters, Mattie Rhodes and Mable Hall.
Mrs. Brown gathered data
for the National Weather Service and was retired from American Enka Corp. She was a member of White Rock Baptist Church.
She is survived by a
daughter, Edalene B. West of Candler; a daughter-in-law, Ruth Brown of Sebastian, FL; three grandsons, Danny C. West and David G. West of
Candler and Ricky West of Kenley, NC and seven great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at
3:00 pm Sunday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Revs. Richard Kinsland and G.W. Jameson officiating. Burial will be in Piney Mountain United Methodist
Her family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.