BROWN, PAUL E. (AKA PAUL OSCAR ANDERSON) - age 77 died at 10:15 P.M. on Friday June 5 2009 at Hillcrest West Nursing Home following a long battle with heart failure and cancer. Brown/Anderson was a widely known and highly regarded Rock n' Roll D.J. and later as a broadcast journalist and Marketing Consultant. His career included tours of New York City, Chicago and Los Angles. In 1971 he received the L.A. Times Award for "Best Documentary of the Year for his project "Fifth and Main, Los Angeles". Mr. Brown was the author of the seminal book "The Handbook of Successful Marketing for the Professions". He was a pioneer in consulting professionals on the business aspects of their practice and he taught Marketing at U.T. The final 35 years of his life were
spent in his native Knoxville, where he worked as a newsman and talk show host for a number of radio stations. Mr. Brown was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He was educated at Rule High School, Carson Newman College, U.T. Knoxville and earned his PhD. From Pacific Western University. Mr. Brown was a member of North Knoxville Baptist Church; Bright Hope Lodge 557 A.&F.M.; The Knoxville Scottish Rite and York Rite bodies. He was preceded in death by his mother, Hazel Brown Hammitt, father, William E. (Bailey) Brown, son, Michael P. Brown, brother, Ralph G. Brown and his wife, Zella Mae. He is survived by his wife, Barbara M. Brown; daughters and sons-in-law, Teresa and David Wells of Santa Rosa, CA and Mathy and Jeff Bertels, Knoxville; sister, Betty Hopkins of Columbia, TN; brother, Benny Brown of Detroit, MI; mother-in-law, Mrs. Iva McGinnis; four grandchildren, two great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and a host of beloved in-laws and relatives. The family would like to express their deepest gratitude for the love and care provided by the staff of Hillcrest West nursing home. Thank you for you laughter and tears. We'll never forget you. The family will receive friends at Highland Funeral Home on Kingston Pike Monday June 8 at 6-8 pm. Services to follow at 8:00 pm with graveside service at Lynnhurst Cemetery at 2300 West Adair Drive on Tuesday June 9 at 11:00 am. Reverend Guy Milam will officiate. Pallbearers will be: Frank Rose, James Rose, Robert Rose, Jeff Coleman, Jackie Ealy and Patrick Sutherland.
Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Jun. 7 to Jun. 8, 2009.