Thomas Rex BROWN
November 27, 1927 – November 3, 2019
Thomas R. “REX” Brown died Sunday, six days short of his 92nd birthday. Born and raised in Wayne County, Tennessee, he had close ties to nearby Hohenwald, Tennessee where he met and married Nancy Bastin, his wife of 65 years. Rex had a long career with Western Electric, starting as an installer and working his way up to positions of great responsibility. He was admired and respected by those who worked with and for him. He and Nancy had one daughter, Kathy Brown Whaley who died in 2008. He is survived by his wife, his granddaughter Rachel Whaley of Brooklyn, NY, sister Alberta Burton, sister Donna Venner, and numerous nieces and nephews. Rex was a long-time member of North Atlanta Church of Christ. Visitation will be at H.M. Patterson Arlington Chapel at 9:30 Saturday morning, with a graveside service at Arlington at 11:00 A.M. and a reception following at the funeral home.