08/28/09 — RACHEL BROWN

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Nov. 23, 1922-Aug. 25, 2009

Rachel Brown, 86, passed away Tuesday at the Presbyterian Hospital in Charlotte.

Funeral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Howell Funeral Home & Crematory in Goldsboro. Burial will follow at Wayne Memorial Park in Dudley.

Mrs. Brown was the daughter of the late Willie and Georgianna Hamm Walker, born in Wayne County Nov. 23, 1922.

She was the widow of Chester Brown.

She is survived by three daughters, Linda Wade and husband, Billy, of Charlotte, Jean Johnson and husband, Joseph, of Goldsboro and Annette Batts and husband, Michael, of Goldsboro; one stepdaughter, Dot Brown of Pikeville; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several siblings

Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by three daughters, Barbara Ann Strickland, Lillie Rudisill and Joan Outlaw; a stepson, Roman B. Brown; and two grandchildren.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service Saturday at the funeral home and other times at the home of Jean and Joe Johnson, 1903 Margaret Drive in Goldsboro.

Condolences may be posted at www.howellfuneral.com.


Published in Obituaries on August 28, 2009 1:50 PM