James Brown

James Clifton "Jim" Brown 97, died Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Atlanta. He was the husband of Mary Frances Brown. He was born in Chattanooga, and attended schools there, including the University of Chattanooga. He was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Chattanooga. He is survived by his wife Fran; only child, Becky (Jim) McDaniel; two grandchildren Leslie (Brian) Van Hiel, and Jeffrey (Tricia) McDaniel; and two great-grandchildren, Lauren and Ella McDaniel. During World War II Jim served five years, mostly in the European Theater of Operations. He was an officer in the Medical Administrative Corps attached to the 8th Infantry Division, landing on Omaha Beach on July 4th, 4 weeks after D-Day. Jim liked to work in the garden, walk, and play bridge. He enjoyed spectator sports, keeping up with current events, and with his wife, traveled extensively to five continents. He was an accountant by profession and retired as secretary-treasurer from Hamilton Concrete Products Company. He was a volunteer at Memorial Hospital, Chattanooga, for 25 years and served on its board for 16 years, including 10 of those as treasurer. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 27, 2014, at Chattanooga National Cemetery with Dr. David Harr officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Chattanooga Community Kitchen, 727 East 11th St., Chattanooga, TN 37403, or North Fulton Community Charities, 11270 Elkins Road, Roswell, GA 30076.

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