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Obituaries

August 15, 2013

Charles “Charlie” Brown

— Charles "Charlie" Mason Brown, 84, of Athens passed away Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013, at Athens Rehabilitation and Senior Care. Mr. Brown was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Limestone County to George Washington Brown and Sue Ella Hall Brown.

The funeral will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with Eddie Littrell officiating. Burial will be in Reunion Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 1-2:45 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Mr. Brown was a member of Sardis Springs Church of Christ. He was a retired brick mason, a former owner of Charlie Brown’s Restaurant in Elkmont, and a retired truck driver for Avigen. Mr. Brown was a U.S. veteran of the Korean War, an avid NASCAR fan and a friend to all who knew him.

Survivors include his wife, Gladys Brown of Athens; four sons, Andy Brown and wife Cratie of Franklin, Tenn., Randy Brown and wife Jo of Athens, Jeff Brown and wife Tina of Opelika, and Kevin Brown and wife Pam of Athens; 10 grandchildren, Amy Champion Brown, Randall Brown, Sherriell Brown, Shannon Shelton, Megan Rozell, Charlie Brown, Chisholm Brown, Hunter Brown, Trace Tillery and Justin Tillery; four great-grandchildren, Hayden Brown, Zachery Brown, Allison Brown and Jude Champion.

Pallbearers will be James Hughes, Davey Ruf, Chisholm Brown, Randall Brown, Charlie Brown and Sherriell Brown. Honorary pallbearers are Tommy Harris and Gary Daly.

Sign the online guestbook at http://limestonechapel.com.

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