Joan Brown (1943 - 2012)

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Joan P. Brown


Joan Amelia Powell Brown, 68, wife of Kendall "Lagran" Brown, of 1255 Owens Road, died Thursday, April 12, 2012 at her home. Joan a devoted follower of Christ, has now received her wings in heaven. Joan is a shining symbol of bravery, courage, and devotion.

A native of Greenville county, she was a daughter of the late Leo Harrison and Ada Gertrude Breedlove Powell. Joan was a retired personnel manager at Cryovac and a charter member of Riverside Baptist Church.

Surviving in addition to her husband are a sister and her husband, Linda and Wayne Hyder of Campobello, a sister-in-law, and several nieces and nephews, whom she loved as her own children.

She was predeceased by two brothers, Vance and Larry Powell.

Funeral services will be held 3:00 p.m. Sunday at Riverside Baptist Church, conducted by Rev. Marcus Buckley and Rev. Phil Whitt. Burial will follow in Wood Memorial Park.

Visitation will be held from 1:00 until 2:30 p.m. Sunday at the church.

The nephews will serve as pallbearers.

The Friendship Class of Riverside Baptist Church will be the Honorary Escort.

The family is at the home.

Memorials may be made to Piedmont Hospice, 1865 E. Main Street, Suite F, Duncan, S.C. 29334.

Online condolences may be made at

Published in The Greenville News on Apr. 14, 2012