Departed on Sep. 3, 2009 and resided in Canton, GA.
John F. Brown, age 93, of Canton, died at the Cameron Hall on Thursday September 3, 2009. He came to Cherokee County in 1944, He was a prominent businessman in the Poultry Industry until 1962 when he opened Brown's Men shop and operated it until his retirement in 1995. Mr. Brown was a member of the Hickory Flat United Methodist Church. Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his wife of 40 years Marguerite Williamson Brown. Survivors include his children Ann and Douglas Rutledge, John R. and Karren Brown, Nanci and Dan Hatcher, Carol and Steve Lavoie, sisters, Eula Brown, Canton, Hazel Marshall Springfield, VA. seven grandchildren, eight great grandchildren several nieces and nephews. A Memorial Celebration will be held from the Canton First United Methodist Church on Wednesday September 9, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. Rev. Ed Towers and Rev. Nathan Brandon officiating. Interment Cherokee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends on Tuesday September 8, 2009 from 1pm. until 8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cherokee County Humane Society 5900 Bells Ferry Rd. Acworth, GA. 30102 or the National MS Society 1117 Perimeter Center West Suite E101, Atlanta, Georgia 30338. South Canton Funeral Home & Chapel in charge of arrangements (770) 479-3377.