Shirley Brown

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Shirley L. Brown
AHOSKIE, N.C.—Shirley Lee Brown, 72, died Sept. 17, 2009, at Pitt Inpatient Hospice Care in Greenville.
Mr. Brown was born in Hertford County on Feb. 13, 1932, a son of the late James Raleigh and Daisy Hoggard Brown.
He was a member of St. Johns Baptist Church and was a retired farmer.
Survivors include his wife, Alice Martin Brown; a son, Sherwood Lee Brown and wife Pat Benthall Brown of Ahoskie; a granddaughter, Courtney Brown Simpson and husband Henry of Harrellsville, N.C.; and a great grandson, William Henry Simpson; two sisters, Mary Brock of Ahoskie and Doris Smith of Murfreesboro, N.C.; and a brother, James Earl Brown of Kernersville, N.C.
A celebration of life service was conducted Sunday in the Ashley Memorial Chapel at Garrett-Jones Funeral Home.
Burial followed in Highland Memorial Gardens.
Flowers are welcome or memorial donations may be made to Union Volunteer Fire Department or to St. Johns Baptist Church, 1650 NC 461, Ahoskie, N.C. 27910.
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