ANDERSON — Edward Finley Brown, 84, of 407 Shannon Way died Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2004, at Anderson Area Medical Center. Born in Anderson, he was a graduate of The Citadel. He served in WW II, U.S. Army, where he held the rank of major. During his tour with the Army, he served in Iceland, London and France. He was in the wholesale grocery business, furniture making, real estate, and was a former member of the Rotary Club, a president of the Anderson Country Club and was a regular blood donor. He was a charter member of Boulevard Baptist Church where he served as a deacon. Surviving are widow, Kathleen Wood Brown of the home; sons, Edward Finley Brown Jr. and Wilbert Wood Brown; sisters, Elizabeth Brown Wakefield and Lillian Brown Glenn, both of Anderson; brother, Dr. John F. Brown of Columbia; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was the son of the late Joseph Dexter and Frances Finley Brown. He was preceded in death by three brothers, J. Donald Brown, Dexter Brown Jr. and C. Gist Brown; and one sister, Gladys Brown Rogers. Graveside services are at 2 p.m. Thursday at New Silver Brook Cemetery by Dr. Johnny F, McKinney and the Rev. Elwood Orr. The body is at Sullivan-King Mortuary, Downtown Chapel, 401 N. Main St. The family will be at the home. The family suggests memorials be made to the Boulevard Baptist Church, Activity Center Fund, 700 Boulevard, Anderson, S.C. or to The Citadel Foundation Fund.
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