Paul Emanuel Brown

Paul Emanuel Brown

Paul Emanuel Brown

January 2, 2019

Date of Service: January 7, 2019

Interment Location:  Garden of Devotion


Paul Emanuel Brown, Sr., age 82, of Elizabethton, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 2, 2019 from his residence, following an extended illness. Paul was born in Royal Oak, MI to the late Mike Alexander and Ann Gere Brown. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife of nearly fifty years, Reba Ellen Brown; and one sister, Patricia Ann Brown.

Paul was the owner and operator of Paul’s Auto Electric since 1970 and was a member of Fellowship Community Church in Watauga. Paul was a proud United States Army Airborne veteran and served his country valiantly during the Korean Conflict. He enjoyed both restoring and collecting antique cars and also enjoyed traveling. Paul was a member of Captain Lynn H. Folsom VFW Post 2166.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Juanita Brown, of the home; his sons, Danny B. Brown and wife Tammy, Paul Emanuel Brown, Jr. and wife Marcy, Darin K. Brown and wife Rose, all of Elizabethton, and Randy Harmon and wife Cathy, of Hampton; one daughter, Sandra L. Frank and husband Dale, of Fellsmere, FL; thirteen grandchildren; twenty great grandchildren; and one brother, Mike Brown, Jr. and wife Nellie, of Milton, FL. A special nephew, Ronnie Guy, of Dearborn, MI, as well as numerous other nieces, nephews and cousins also survive.

A service to honor the life of Paul Emanuel Brown will be conducted at 6:00 PM on Sunday, January 6, 2019 at Fellowship Community Church with Pastor Ken Houser, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Fellowship Community Church, Kenny Storie and Betty Barnes. The family will receive friends from 3:00 PM until 6:00 PM in the church, prior to the service on Sunday; or at the residence of a son, Paul and Marcy Brown, 152 Watauga Road in Elizabethton.

The graveside service will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Monday, January 7, 2019 at Happy Valley Memorial Park. Military honors will be accorded by the Carter County Honor Guard. Active pallbearers will be Captain Anthony Buck, PFC Danny Brown, Jr., Stephan Storie, Sergeant Robert Barnes, Eric Shupe and Michael Brown. Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Storie and the members of Fellowship Community Church. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Fellowship Community Church at 10:15 AM on Monday, to go in procession to the cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the nurses in the CLC Unit C1 and ICU of the James H. Quillen VA Medical Center, Ballad Health Hospice and numerous family and friends for the love shown to Paul during his illness.

Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to Fellowship Community Church, 430 E. 4th Avenue, Watauga, TN 37694 or to the American Cancer Society, 861 Weisgarber Road, Knoxville, TN 37909.

Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website,
Mr. Brown and his family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office 423-542-2232, service information and obituary line, 423-543-4917.


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