Frances S. Brown CHARLOTTE - Frances S. Brown, 86, of Charlotte, went to be with the Lord Wednesday, December 18, 2013. She is preceded in death by her husband, Grover W. Brown, and her brother, Col. Albert W. Smarr. Her immediate family includes her children, Nancy Renfroe (Burton), Bucky (Brenda), John, Billy (Millie); siblings, Myrle Jett, Margaret McClure, Mary Bankhead (Charles) and Bill Smarr (Diane); grandchildren, Chris, Michael and Sara; great-grandchildren, Tyler and Parker. Graveside services will be at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 21, at Mt. Vernon UMC, 2160 Smithford Road, Hickory Grove, SC 29717. Memorial Service will follow at 11:00 a.m. in the church. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Giles Presbyterian Building Fund, 2027 Emerywood Drive, Charlotte, NC 28210. The Brown Family is in the care of Gaskin Funeral Services, Matthews, www.gaskinservices.com.
Published in Charlotte Observer on Dec. 20, 2013