Rev. Fred Edward Brown
Published 8:14 pm Wednesday, May 30, 2007
Rev. Fred Edward Brown, 88, died Friday, May 25, 2007, in Atmore. He was a native of Eliska, Ala., and a resident of Atmore since 1942. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, American Legion, VFW and a member and Pastor Emeritus of New Bethlehem Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Mr. Fred Brown of Atmore; his son, Edward (Joyce) Brown of Atmore; his daughter, Frances (Ray) Holt of Flomaton; his stepson, Kevin Gleem (and Tina Presley) of Atmore; his stepdaughter, Tereasa Lynn Presley of Atmore; four grandchildren, Mark Edward Brown, Julie Brown Chandler, Jennifer Brown Brewton and Mike Holt; three step-grandchildren, Amanda Farrar Lambert, Robert Wiley Farrar Jr., and Lindsey Farrar; 11 great-grandchildren; one step great-grandchild, and a sister Ethel,( and Leon Strength) of Atmore.
Funeral services were held Monday, May 28, at 2 p.m. at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home with the Rev. Pat Andrews, the Rev. Mark Brown, the Rev. Ron McGhee, and Brother Bo Brantley officiating. Burial followed at Oak Hill Cemetery with Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home directing. Pallbearers were Mike Holt, Ken Brewton, Doug Chandler, Wiley Farrar, Cleve Roberson, and Tommy Fields. Honorary pallbearers were fellow Masons.