Hattie Lou Brown

Mrs. Hattie Lou Brown, 98, a resident of Union City, died July 6, 2017, at The Waters of Union City.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, July 13, 2017, at First Baptist Church-Union City, with Dr. Cecil Sewell officiating, assisted by her granddaughter, the Rev. Tambi Swiney.
Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be her grandsons and great-grandsons. The family will receive visitors from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Thursday at the church.
White-Ranson Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Hattie Lou was born on Nov. 28, 1918, in Obion County to the late John and Undine (Hall) Stubblefield. She married George Leon Brown on June 24, 1938. He died on Dec. 4, 1974.
She was the owner and operator of the former Hospital Flower Shop. She was a member of First Baptist Church-Union City, where she was heavily involved in Women In Missions, the Tennessee Baptist Women’s Missionary Union, holding several positions, and was the original organizer of the Feeding of the 5,000. She was honored as the 1997 Pride of Obion County. She was also a member and served on the Board of Directors of the Obion County Chamber of Commerce, and served on the Obion County United Way Board for many years.
The family requests memorials be sent to First Baptist Church-Union City.
She is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Dr. George Wayne and Linda Brown of Little Rock, Ark., and Judge William Houston and Deborah Brown of Thompson’s Station; five grandchilden, Tambi Swiney, Shaun Brown, Ward Brown, Todd Brown and Trev Brown; 10 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her granddaughter, Tifni Brown; and three brothers, Harry Stubblefield, Macon Stubblefield and Marcus Stubblefield.
Published 7.10.17

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