OBITUARY

Nancy Brown

May 30, 1940May 6, 2019

Mrs. Nancy Trowell Brown, 78, died on Monday, May 6, 2019. She was born on May 30, 1940, in Anderson, S. C., the youngest child of Riddick Cornelius Trowell, Sr. and Elizabeth Cureton Trowell.

In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her brother, Riddick Cornelius Trowell, Jr.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, Edward Sol Brown, Sr.; daughter, Grace Elizabeth Brown; son, Edward (Eddie) Sol Brown, Jr.; son, Brian Christopher Brown; and daughter-in-law, Caroline Flowers Brown. Additional survivors include two sisters, Mary Clark, Lena Keith and nieces and a nephew.

Nancy received a B.S. in Library Science from Winthrop College in 1962, before working as school librarian at Beaufort Elementary for one year. She later received her MLIS from the University of South Carolina in 1984.

As media specialist for Goose Creek High School, she served on many committees and professional organizations including Young Adult Book Award and SCHSLMA. Nancy enjoyed sponsoring the Goose Creek High School Library Media Club and mentoring the student members.

She will always be remembered as a loving wife and mother, and for her love of reading and teaching.

No funeral service will be held following cremation according to her wishes.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Charleston Animal Society. www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

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Juliette Kinion

May 14, 2019

So kind and thoughtful. No words fit. I miss you.

Ed "Red" Bryan III

May 14, 2019

A serious student and great lady, who will be sorely missed. God bless her family and friends as they mourn her loss. My thoughts, prayers and deepest sympathy are with you during this time of loss and sorrow.

Brian Brown

May 11, 2019

Nancy Trowell school portrait, Walterboro, S.C. (1955-56)

Brian Brown

May 11, 2019

Nancy Trowell (January 1958)

Brian Brown

May 11, 2019

Nancy T. Brown and Edward Brown wedding in Walterboro, S.C. (February 2, 1963)

Brian Brown

May 11, 2019

Nancy T. Brown and Edward Brown at his parent's home in Columbia, S.C.

Brian Brown

May 11, 2019

Nena holding sister Nancy Trowell.

Brian Brown

May 11, 2019

Nancy Trowell, Library Club Convention at Winthrop College in Rock Hill. (April 1956)

Brian Brown

May 11, 2019

Goose Creek High School Librarians, Berkeley County, South Carolina.

Brian Brown

May 11, 2019

Goose Creek High School Library, Berkeley County, South Carolina.

FROM THE FAMILY