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Venie Ed Brown

May 27, 1937 — June 18, 2020


Dr. V. Edward “Ed” Brown, 83, passed away at his home surrounded by
his family on Thursday, June 18, 2020, after a short illness.

Ed was born on May 27, 1937 in Laurens County, Georgia to J. V. and
Winnie Brown.  He graduated from Dexter High School in 1955. Ed earned
his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Georgia Teacher’s College
and then a doctorate from the University of Mississippi in 1971.

Dr. Brown taught at Chatham Junior High School, Mercer Junior High
School, Wilkinson County High School and Marvin Pittman High School.
After completing his doctorate, Ed taught at Georgia Southern University
until his retirement in 1995.  He was also a member of the Air National
Guard from 1960 to 1968.

Along with his parents, Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his sisters,
Nell Rutland and Betty Jean Hall, and his brother Russell Brown.  Ed is
survived by his wife, Louise Vaughan Brown, his children Mike Brown
(Angeles Brown) and Kathy Turner (Tracy Turner), his grandchildren,
Bailey, Lindsay and Ashley Turner and Sophie and Jack Brown, his
brothers James Brown, Harold Brown and Robert Brown, and his sister
Georgia Brown Horton.

Ed was married to his loving wife, Louise Vaughan Brown, for 60 years.
He was an amazing father to his children, Mike and Kathy, and a very
special Papa to his grandchildren, Bailey, Lindsay, Ashley, Sophie and
Jack.   Ed had a passion for fishing, tailgating, grilling and spending
time with his grandbabies.  He was known for his wit, story telling and
love for making people laugh.

A small family graveside service will be held on Monday, June 23rd.  In lieu
of flowers, Louise has requested that donations be made to Ogeechee Area
Hospice, 200 Donehoo Street, P.O. Box 531, Statesboro, GA 30

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