Harrison Brown

Born: Sun., Jan. 27, 1924
Died: Wed., Apr. 12, 2017


2:00 PM to 2:30 PM, Sun., Apr. 23, 2017
Location: E.F. Drum Funeral Home Chapel

Funeral Service

2:30 PM Sun., Apr. 23, 2017
Location: E.F. Drum Funeral Home Chapel

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Harrison Brown, 93, of Vale passed away on April 12, 2017 at Catawba Regional Hospice, Newton, NC.  He was born on January 27, 1924 in Gaston County to the late Charlie and Belle Kernes Brown. He attended Beaver Dam and John Chavis schools in Cherryville.  Harrison worked as a shipping clerk at Century Furniture for many years.  He was also a driver for Tallent Transfer trucking company for many years.

In addition to his parents Harrison was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Matilda Henderson Brown, five sons; Harrison Brown Jr., Robert Lewis Brown, Billy Ray Henderson, James Franklin Williamson (Jimi) and Johnny Larry Brown, one daughter, Bessie Brown, one brother, James Brown, two sisters; Zero Brown and Mabel Brown Mayfield, and one daughter-in-law, Kathy F. Brown.

Mr. Brown is survived by one son, Raymond Andrew Brown of Kings Mountain, four daughters; Wanda Sosa (Salvador), Nettie Thomas (Wayne), and Isabelle Whitworth (Johnny), all of Vale, Kathleen Duncan (James D. Anderson) of Cherryville, and one sister Gussie Mae Brown of Shelby, two son-in-laws; Johnnie Moncree and C.B. Ussery and four daughter-in-laws; Lizzie Henderson, Jackie Henderson, Brenda Brown and Alina Williamson; 29 grandchildren; and 32 great grandchildren.

The Brown family will receive friends at E.F. Drum Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 2:00 to 2:30 pm. A homegoing celebration will follow at 2:30 pm.  Rev. Benny Thomas will officiate.  Interment will be at Wesley Chapel AME Zion Church Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Catawba Regional Hospice 3975 Robinson Rd, Newton, NC 28658   828-466-0466

E.F. Drum Funeral Home is serving the Brown family.

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wayne cook
   Posted Sun April 23, 2017
will miss Harrison he was a good friend,he's in a better place now.my God bless the family

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