Edwin "Ed" Odom Brown, Sr.



Edwin Odom Brown, Sr., 89, passed away on Thursday July 12, 2018, at Compass Post-Acute Rehabilitation in Conway, Sc. Mr. Brown was born on April 25, 1929, in Marion County, the youngest son of the late Willis Lide (Bruce) Brown and Daisy Bullard Brown.

He was a graduate of Marion High School and worked part time for a local grocery store in his teens. HE was the meat market manager of the local A&P food store where he worked until the store closed. After his retirement from the A&P, he bought and repaired rental houses.

Mr. Brown was an active member of the Fellowship Sunday School Class at Marion Baptist Church, where he was a member. He was married for more than 50 years to the late Jennel Lee Baine Brown, who predeceased him in 2010. He was also predeceased by two brothers, Bruce Lide Brown in 1992, and James Austin Brown, Sr., in 1994.

Surviving are two sons, Edwin Odom Brown, Jr., (Eddie) of Charleston, SC & John Russell Brown of Marion, SC; one grandson, John Cody Brown of Marion, SC; one granddaughter, Hope Brown Jones (Chad) of Mountain City, TN. Also surviving are sisters-in-law, Miriam Herring Brown & Peggy Baine Doggette, one great grandson, CJ Jones and many nieces and nephews.

An entombment service will be held on Monday July 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM at Palmetto Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Senator Gasque Road, Marion, SC, with Rev. Adam Work, officiating.

At the request of the family, memorial contributions in Edwin’s name may respectfully be made to Marion Baptist Church, 106 S Main St, Marion, SC 29571

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Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Murrells Inlet (843.651.1440) is honored to be assisting the family with arrangements