Service for Mrs. Artee Quattlebaum Brown
will be 1:00 PM, Saturday, September 24, 2011 at Smyrna Baptist Church, Springfield, SC. Dr. Asmee B. Geiger Moralesh will be officiating.
Mrs. Artee Q. Brown, the daughter of the late Alex and Joyce Bell Quattlebaum, was born in Aiken County, SC on April 13, 1915, and departed this life on Saturday, September 17, 2011 at her residence in Salley, SC.
Artee, a native of Salley, joined the Smyrna Baptist church at an early age. She was educated at Piney Grove, known as the Skilket. She worked very hard as a housekeeper and a sharecropper for many years. She was a Great cook and Baker. She earned the name of "cake lady" from her relatives and friends.
Artee was married to the late Elmore Brown, known as Bill, August 1, 1937. To this union seven children were born. Two children , Carolyn B. Edwards and Harry Truman Brown, four sisters, Magalene Q Pontoo, Lena M. Q. Mitchell, Arlaria Q. Kitchings and Evelyn Q. Staley, two brothers, Issac Quattlebaum and Alex Quattlebaum Jr. preceded her in death.
Mrs. Artee Quattlebaum Brown leaves to cherish her loving memories: Five children, Ruth (Buist) Johnson, Elmore Brown, Roland (Rosa) Brown, Artistine (Spurgeon) Simmons, Deborah (James) Brown all of Salley, SC; 18 Grandchildren, 33 Great-Grandchildren, 6 Great-Great-Grandchildren, and a host of nieces nephews other relatives and friends.
A special thanks to the loving, humble and faithful caregivers Gayle Clemons, Betty Mitchell and Melissa Reaves.
Friends may call on the family at the home of Mrs. Artisine Simmons, daughter of Artee Brown, at 19 Culpepper Court, Salley SC.
Visitation for Mrs. Artee Brown will be Friday, September 23, 2011 at the J.H. Robinson Funeral Home, 190 Railroad Ave, Wagener, SC 29164 from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. Member of the family will be available to recieve friends at the funeral home from 6:00pm to 7:00 pm.