Charles Fletcher Brown

Charles Fletcher Brown, 85, of Richland county died at 10 o’clock last night, September 25, 1941, after an illness of eight years.

He was a native of Kershaw county, but spent most of his life near Columbia. He was member of Harmony Baptist church. Mr. Brown was the son of William Green Brown and Mary Keline Evans Brown.

Surviving are his widow, the former Miss Eula Sessions; one son, Waverly S. Brown of Washington, D. C.; one step-son, S. C. Sessions of Columbia; four daughters, Mrs. L. C. Hedgepath, Mrs. R. S. Smith and Mrs. Frank Seigle of Columbia and Mrs. Lum Parnell of Spartanburg; two brothers, Daniel Brown of Cayce and Durham Brown of Spartanburg; one sister, Mrs. Lizzie Perry of Blaney; 24 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

The funeral for C. Fletcher Brown, retired Richland county farmer will be conducted at 2:30 this afternoon from McCormick’s mortuary by the Rev. A. L. Willis, pastor of the Earlewood Baptist church.

Active pallbearers will include James Dorn, Alfred Mattox, Jack Brown, Walter Atterberry, Samued Laughinghouse and Herbert Hedgepath.

The honorary pallbearers will include Cole L. Blease, C. T. Graydon, Dr. L. B. Owens, W. E. Christmus, DeBard Leitner and E. A. Hedgepath.

Mr. Brown was a well known farmer and quite active until ill health forced his retirement.

Interment will be in Harmony Baptist churchyard near Blaney, of which church he was a member.

Obituary Information:

September 26, 1941  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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September 27, 1941  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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September 28, 1941  State (published as The State)  
Columbia, South Carolina
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