March 27, 1924 ~ May 2, 2002

Born in: Aberdine, GA,
Resided in: Fletcher, NC

Fletcher ~ Louis D. Brown, 78, of Oakbrook Road, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, May 2, 2002 at his residence after an extended illness.

Mr. Brown was a native of Aberdine, GA and had lived in Buncombe County most of his life. He was a son of the late Davis and Ella Singleton Brown. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Clara Brown and a brother, Edward Brown.

Mr. Brown was a former employee of ABF for 17 years and was the owner and operator of Brown's Pottery. He was an Army veteran of World War II and received a number of medals.

Survivors include his wife, Lillie Butler Brown; two sons, Charles Brown, and his wife Jeanette, of Arden and Robert Brown, and his wife Johanna, of Eureka, MT; four grandchildren, Stefeni, Christian and Charlie Brown of Arden and Lisena Brown of Eureka, MT; two sisters, Dorothy Wood and Ruth Davis, both of Atlanta, GA.

A graveside service was conducted Sunday, May 5, 2002, at 3:00 PM at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Cecil Robinson and Rev. Jim Carrigan officiating.

The family received friends Saturday from 7:00 until 8:30 PM at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian on Long Shoals Road.

A memorial service will be held at 7:30 pm Tuesday, May 21, 2002 in the Mt. Zion baptist Church.

Memorials may be made to Mountain Area Hospice, PO Box 25338, Asheville, NC 28813. The family would like to express special appreciation to Mountain Area Hospice staff, Aleshia Kilborn, Dr. John Lawrence, Jr., Dr. William T. Maddox and the staff of Asheville Cardiology.

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  1. Lillie and Family, May God always be with you. We are so sorry for the loss. We Love you. James, Mae, Jimmy and Cathy Dorn

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