Clarence Edwin Brown, 98, of Fort Oglethorpe, went home to be with the Lord Thursday, June 21, 2018. He was a lifelong resident of North Georgia, a former member of Cloud Springs Baptist Church and presently a member of Westside Baptist Church. Between the two churches, he served in numerous capacities and was a Sunday school teacher and a deacon for over 50 years. He worked for Combustion Engineering for over 41 years in the Chattanooga and St. Louis areas. Clarence was a WWII Navy vet, and enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, and spending time with family.
He was preceded in death by his parents Clarence Aaron Brown and Eva Viola Brown, wife of 77 years Dorothy L. Brown, brothers LeRoy Brown and Don Brown, and sister Sue Konertz.
Clarence is survived by his son Mike (Pat) Brown of Flintstone, GA, brother-in-law Marvin Konertz, sister-in-law June Brown, grandson Pastor Jeff (Belinda) Brown of Chickamauga, great-grandson Colton Brown, and several nieces and nephews.
A special thanks to Rosewood Assisted Living, NHC Fort Oglethorpe, and Hospice of Chattanooga.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga.
Funeral services will be held 4:30 PM, Sunday June 24th at Westside Baptist Church with Pastor Gary Moore and Pastor Jeff Brown officiating. He will lie in state one hour prior to the service at the church.
Interment 9:30 AM Monday at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park
Visit www.heritagebattlefield.com to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute.
The family will receive friends 4-8 PM Saturday at Heritage Funeral Home & Crematory, Battlefield Parkway.