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Emerson L Brown
Apr 29, 1935 to Oct 12, 2019


Emerson L. Brown, 84, departed this earthly life and entered into eternal rest on Saturday, October 12, 2019 at Tri Hospital, Elizabeth, NJ. Born April 29, 1935, in Sumter County, he was the son of the late Herbert and Catherine Wells Brown. He was educated in the public schools of Sumter County. He also attended Voorhees Junior College and Area Trade School in Denmark to study plastering and graduated with the Class of 1957. At an early age, he accepted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior and joined Antioch United Methodist Church, where he was actively involved until he relocated to Washington D C and later to Newark, NJ. He was employed by Local 14 Plaster Union in Fairfield, NJ. He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Ernestine Helton Brown; a daughter, Shari L. Brown Hobson; two granddaughters; one brother, Leon (Valschia) Brown; a host of nieces, nephews, in-laws, other relatives and friends. The family is receiving relatives and friends at the family home, 1060 Goodson Road, Sumter. Funeral services will be held 11 a. m., Monday, October 21, 2019 from the Antioch United Methodist Church, 4040 Dubose Siding Road, Sumter, with the Rev. Raymond F. Cook, Jr., pastor, eulogist. The Remains will be placed in the Church at 10 a. m. The funeral procession will leave from the home at 10:20 a. m. Burial will be in the Hillside Memorial Park, 3001 Cainís Mill Road, Sumter.
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