Whitesburg KY

Harold Robert Brown dies at 77

Harold Robert Brown, 77, of Union, S.C., died August 1 at the Ellen Sager Nursing Home.

Born in Charleston, S.C., to the late Paul David Brown and Hilda Byrd LeGrand, he served in the U.S. Air Force for 22 years, and retired from the Union County School System, PERC Center.

He was a member of the Fairview Baptist Church where he served as a deacon, Sunday School teacher and church treasurer.

Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Modora Varner Brown; two daughters, Robin B. Bennett and husband Mike, Union, S.C., and Christal B. Gossett and husband Ronnie, Jonesville, S.C.; a son, the Rev. Robert Tony Brown and wife Carol of Whitesburg; six grandchildren, Chris Bennett and wife Danielle, Tina Gossett Owenby and husband David, Robert Brown, Emily Bennett, Bethany Brown and Jordan Bennett; a great-grandchild, Mason Bennett; two sisters, Patsy Fuggett of Lexington and Judy Rowland of Columbia, Ind.; and a brother, Bill Kirshner of Sunset, Utah.

Funeral services were held August 4 at Fairview Baptist Church in South Carolina. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church in Whitesburg.

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