Emily Jean Brownlee

Emily Jean Cunningham Brownlee, 86, of Simpsonville, SC and wife of the late O’Connell Brownlee, passed away July 19,2020. Born in Laurens County, she was the daughter of the late Willie Lee Cunningham and Gladys Quane Cunningham. She was retired from W.R.Grace Co. (Cryovac) and a member of Conestee First Baptist Church.

Surviving are two sons, Roger Brownlee (Brenda) and Gregory Brownlee of Simpsonville; a sister, Dorothy Cunningham of Fountain Inn; a brother Bob Cunningham (Nancy) of Simpsonville and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, Emily was predeceased by two sisters, Peggy Bailey and Eleanor Garrett.

Due to Covid-19 concerns, a private graveside service will be held for the family at Cannon Memorial Park. A memorial will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Conestee First Baptist Church, PO Box 157, Conestee, SC 29636.

Those wishing to pay their respects may do so on Thursday, July 23, 2020 at the Chapel Mausoleum at Cannon Memorial Park from 9:00 am – 11:30 am.

Condolences to the family of Emily Jean Brownlee

  • Hobart Stephens
    4 months ago

    Sorry to hear about Mrs. Jean’s passing.

    She has bid this ole world goodbye and now is forever in Heaven.

    I saw her at Greer Campmeeting a couple of weeks ago. She loved Campmeeting.

    We will see her again and maybe soon.

    Praying for the family at this time.

  • Alejandra Shearer
    4 months ago

    My heartfelt Condolences to all Family and friends; on the passing of our sweet Sister Jean.
    She was my sister in the Lord, my buddy to laugh with, and my stepping stone in time of need and prayer.
    I am so humbled to have been blessed to have been a small but so wonderful part of this amazing lady’s life.
    One day we shall never have to say goodbye.

  • Stanley Moore
    4 months ago

    Sorry for your loss. I never personally knew Mrs. Emily, but I worked with her and she always had a smile on her face and a friendly wave every time I saw her.

  • Joyce Hudson
    4 months ago

    Sorry for your loss. I am a good friend of Bob and Nancy.

  • Donna Townsend
    4 months ago

    We loved Mrs.Jean and her sister, Peggy. I loved seeing her singing in the choir at First Baptist . She will be missed until we meet again in heaven . Prayers for the Lord to give comfort to the family.

  • Phyllis willis
    4 months ago

    So sorry to hear of her passing. I would see her a lot at the beauty salon and out and about and thought the world of her. Heaven has another precious angel. Phyllis Willis

  • Sue Bailey
    4 months ago

    So very sorry for your loss.
    Jean was one of the sweetest ladies I have ever known. So thankful
    That someday in Heaven we will
    meet again.

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