Funeral services have been set for 18-year-old Emily Lauren Brown who died Tuesday in an accident in Bartow County. She was a 2017 graduate of Coosa High School and leaves behind her fiance, Storm Garrett, and her family. The obituary announcement follows:
Ms. Emily Lauren Brown, age 18, of Rome, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2018, from injuries received in an automobile accident in Bartow County.
Ms. Brown was born in Ft. Payne, AL on July 15, 1999, daughter of the former Julie Renea Johnson and Jeremy Brown. She was a 2017 graduate of Coosa High School and studied Healthcare at the College and Career Academy. She was an accomplished artist and was of the Baptist faith. Ms. Brown was preceded in death by a sister, Aubree Chambers.
Survivors include her parents, Julie and David Chambers, Rome; her father, Jeremy Brown, Cedar Bluff, AL; her sister, Madison Brown, Rome; her fiancé, Storm Garrett, Rome; her maternal grandmother, Paula Tucker (Steve), Cedar Bluff, AL; her maternal grandfather, Robert Winston Johnson, Centre, AL; her maternal great grandmother, Clesten Early, Rome; aunts, uncles, and cousins also survive.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 1, 2018, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, South Chapel, with the Rev. Jerry Brooks officiating. Interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday from noon until the service hour. At other times, the family may be contacted at the residence.
Radio station WBHF has identified the accident victim as Rome woman, 18: “The person killed in Monday’s fatal crash on Highway 411 has been identified as 18-year-old, Emily Lauren Brown of Rome,” reports 100.3 FM/AM 1450.
A Coosa High graduate, friends are filling the Facebook page of her boyfriend with condolences as the couple was moving to Tennessee for a new job and their first apartment together.
From the Georgia State Patrol on the accident at U.S. 411 and Hamilton Crossing:
Vehicle #1 was traveling west on Ga. 20 in the left lane of travel. The driver lost control of the vehicle, and it began rotating in a clockwise manner and traveled off the north side of Ga. 20. The driver side struck two trees. The vehicle continued rotating in a clockwise manner and came to an uncontrolled rest on the north side of Ga. 20 west facing south. The driver was pronounced deceased at the scene by Bartow EMS personnel.