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Anne Haskell Lindsey Montague (Nancy) Browne

Anne Haskell Lindsey Montague (Nancy) Browne
  • July 14, 1924 - November 27, 2017
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Memorials May be Made to:
  • Advent Foundation
    141 Advent Street
    Spartanburg, SC 29302
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Trinity Cathedral Cemetery Fund, c/o Trinity Cathedral
    1100 Sumter Street
    Columbia, SC 29201

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“I always enjoyed time spent with Nancy Browne and Bobby when he was alive. She was warm, kind, generous and always had a great sense of humor. She...Read More »
1 of 6 | Posted by: Ashley Montague - Raleigh, NC

“Nancy Browne was wonderful to me in Spartanburg and I always thought of her as a very fine person and one with a great sense of humor and a lot of...Read More »
2 of 6 | Posted by: Frank Clark - Spartanburg, SC

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“Edward and Sally,So sorry for your loss of your Mother. We missed her greatly when she moved away after your father's death. We missed them both. ...Read More »
4 of 6 | Posted by: Mary Jane Smith poole - SC

“Dear Sally and Edward,Stan and I loved your mother and have many fond memories of fun times with her and your dear father. Stan joins me in sending...Read More »
5 of 6 | Posted by: Martha Case - Spartanburg, SC

“Sally and Edward, I am so sad about your Mother. She was a strong part of my childhood, Sully's godmother and my Altar Guild leader. I have so many...Read More »
6 of 6 | Posted by: Lyn Howell Hensel - COLUMBIA, SC


Anne Haskell Lindsey Montague (Nancy) Browne, died at The Palms of Mount Pleasant, Mount Pleasant, South Carolina on Monday, November 27, 2017. She was born on July 14, 1924 in Abingdon, Virginia, the oldest daughter of Allen Fairfax Montague and Sarah Hampton Lindsey Montague.

She is the widow of Robert Edward Browne, III who predeceased her in 2010.

She graduated from Central High School in Charlotte, North Carolina and attended Carolina Business School in Charlotte, North Carolina.

She was the seventh generation of her family to be married in Trinity Cathedral, Columbia, South Carolina, where she was married on September 21, 1945.

After her marriage and the release of her husband from service in the United States Naval Air Corps, they lived in Charlottesville, Virginia where he attended the University of Virginia Law School and she worked as a secretary to Dean Ivey Lewis of the Academic College. After graduation, they moved to Wilmington, North Carolina. She was secretary of St. James Episcopal Church in Wilmington.

When they moved to Spartanburg, South Carolina, she was a member of the Altar Guild of the Church of the Advent for more than fifty years. She worked at the Spartanburg County Public Library on a part time basis.

She was a member of The Junior League of Spartanburg, member and past President of The Assembly, a volunteer at St. Luke's Free Medical Clinic, member and past President of the Fruit and Flower Gardeners, former member and President of the Fortnightly Garden Club, the Spartanburg Garden Club and was an active member of the National Society of Colonial Dames in the state of South Carolina, Spartanburg Committee, for many years and also serving on the state board of the Colonial Dames of South Carolina.

She is survived by daughter, Sarah (Sally) Browne Crowder (David William Crowder), granddaughter, Anne Lindsey Montague Jenkins (Richard Thomas Berry) and great grandchild, Elijah Kinsey Berry, all of Charleston, SC. She is also survived by her son, Edward Montague Browne (Paula Faulkner) of Louisville, Kentucky; a brother, Allen Fairfax Montague (Stella Price Montague) of Malvern, Pennsylvania; a sister, Mary Tyler Montague Hutchison (Mrs. Robert S. Hutchison, Jr.) of Charlotte, North Carolina and a large number of nieces and nephews.

A private graveside service will be held at Trinity Cathedral Cemetery in Columbia, South Carolina.

Memorials may be made to either the Advent Foundation, 141 Advent Street, Spartanburg, South Carolina 29302 or to Trinity Cathedral Cemetery Fund, c/o Trinity Cathedral, 1100 Sumter Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201.