PACOLET — Miss Carolyn Brown, 91, of 6820 South Pine St., Pacolet, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013 at her home.
She was born in Pacolet on March 1, 1922, a daughter of the late B.F. and Ruth White Brown.
Miss Brown graduated from Limestone College in 1943 with a degree in home economics and went to work at Camp Croft as manager of the officer’s training club. She began her career in education with a job teaching science at Union High in 1950. She later transferred to Kelly-Pinckney High School and remained there until the school closed in 1971. She transferred to Jonesville Elementary where she taught until 1984. She continued to volunteer, visit and substitute teach at the school until recently.
Several years ago, Miss Brown was honored by the Union County Chamber of Commerce for her volunteerism. During a meeting for teachers at the opening of the school year in August of 2012, she was given the first “Carolyn Brown Extra Mile Award,” for going beyond the call of duty for the students.
She was a member of Friends of Faith Baptist Church in Pacolet.
Survivors include her brother, Robert W. “Bobby” Brown Sr. of Union and his wife, Eugenia; a sister-in-law, Barbara Brown of Pacolet; her nieces and nephews, Freddie Bailey and wife, Linda, of Decatur, Ga.; Amy Satterfield and her husband, Mark, of Fort Mill; Randy Brown and his wife, Pam, of Boiling Springs; Robert W. Brown Jr. and wife, Anna, Benjy Brown and his wife, Jennifer, and Richard Brown and his wife, Jennifer, all of Union.
In addition to her parents she was predeceased by a sister, Dorothy “Dot” Brown Bailey and brother, John R. “Pete” Brown.
Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013 at First Baptist Church Pacolet conducted by the Rev. Bill Jones. Burial will follow at Goucher Baptist Church Cemetery, Cherokee Co.
Visitation will held 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. prior to the services at the church.
The family is at the home, 171 Briarwood Drive, Pacolet, S.C. 29372.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Friends of Faith Baptist Church, P.O. Box 216, Pacolet, 29372.
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