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2010-11-11 / Obituaries

Elbert Brown

December28,1921- November2,2010

Elbert passed away Tuesday, November 2, 2010 in the Manor Oaks Nursing Center in Rockdale, reaching the age of 88 years.

Elbert Brown was born December 28, 1921 in Karnes City, Texas to Hervey and Sophie (Andrews) Brown. He was one of four children. He was raised in Pleasant Grove and lived all of his life in Pleasant Grove and Rockdale. Elbert was a veteran of the U.S. Navy, serving during World War II. He worked for ALCOA as a security guard until his retirement. Elbert was a member of Forest Grove Christian Church, Rockdale and member of Rockdale VFW Post 6525.

On September 21, 1946, he and Rubye Ellen Spence were married in Georgetown. They had one child.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, brother, Frank Daniel Brown and sister, Edith M. Grubbs.

Surviving; Son, Bert Brown and wife Joan of San Antonio. Two great grandchildren, Dr. James E. Brown and wife Jennifer, Tara Brown Pandolfi and husband Pastor Andrew. Three great grandchildren, Bailey Bryann Pandolfi, Andrew Kaleb Pandolfi and Jacob Colin Brown. Brother, William J. Brown and wife Chris of Corpus Christi.

Services for Elbert Brown, 88 of Rockdale were held at 2:00 P.M. Friday, November 5, 2010 at Forest Grove Christian Church. Burial in the Forest Grove Cemetery at Forest Grove. Pastor Andrew Pandofi and Pastor Brandon Navarre officiated.

Visitation was held on Thursday, November 4, 2010 from 5:00 PM until 8:00PM in the funeral home in Rockdale.

Memorials made Forest Grove Cemetery Association, Trina Edwards, P.O. Box 463, Lexington, Texas 78947.

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