MARTINEZ, Ga. - Mr. Walter Garland Brown, 76, of Martinez, formerly of Ashe County, N. C., died Friday, January 3, 2003, in Augusta. Mr. Brown was born in Ashe County, N. C. on August 16, 1926, to the late Walter and Tincie Reynolds Brown. He was a retired carpenter with the E.I. Dupont Company at the Savannah River Plant in Jackson, S.C. He is survived by his wife, Ruby Maines Brown of Sparta, N.C.; one son, Jerry B. Brown of Atlanta; one daughter, Debbie B. Hagood of Martinez; two step-daughters, Jean M. Blevins and Judy M. Brinegar of Sparta, N.C.; four grandchildren, Tiffani L. and Renee E. Brown and Brandi H. Halliday and Nicholas A. Hagood; one great-grand child, Nicholas Scott Halliday; two brothers, Spencer Brown of Crumpler, N.C. and Burl V. Brown of Piney Creek, N.C. and one sister, Logean B. Fox of Darlington, Md. He was pre-deceased by his first wife, Farye B. Brown; one sister, Dorothy B. Weaver; one half-brother, Vince Brown and two half-sisters, Cashie B. Moore and Virginia B. Sturgill. The funeral service will be conducted Tuesday, January 7, 2003, at 11a.m. at Grandview Memorial Funeral Home in Sparta, N.C. with the Reverend Fred Jennings and Reverend David Fox officiating. Burial will be at Mt. Zion United Methodist Church cemetery.
The Augusta Chronicle January 5, 2003