Ethel M. Brown

Published 5:33 pm Tuesday, May 25, 2021

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Ethel Mackey Brown, 79, of 2453 Grimes Street, Winterville, died March 24 at Atrium Health, Northeast Hospital, Cabarrus, Concord, following a brief illness.

Public Visitation will be Thursday, April 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Rivers Morgan Funeral Home and Cremations, Inc. of Greenville, NC. A private Service of Remembrance and Triumph will be April 2, at Noon, at Leander Morgan Memorial Chapel at Rivers Morgan. Elder Barry James, Chief, Eastern North Carolina Churches of Christ (Disciples), officiant. Interment will follow at Cedar Hill Cemetery, City of Washington.

Mrs. Brown was the widow of the late Travis L. Brown, a former resident of Pantego.

She was a former employee of Beaufort County Schools system, Creative Living Center of Greenville, Employment Security System and Mideast Commission. She served as a Parent Teacher Organization President and was a well known volunteer at Pitt County Council on Aging.

Also, she was a long-standing member of Southern Beauty Chapter #46, Order of Eastern Star. As a lifelong member of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), she served in many capacities throughout the years.

Mrs. Brown leaves to cherish and celebrate her memory her children, Darrell C. and Pamela Brown of Olathe, KS, Angela and Warren White of Charlotte, NC, and E. Ramona Brown of Knightdale, NC (former reporter at Washington Daily News); grandchildren: Nia Brown, Joshua Brown, both of Olathe, KS, Paige and Gary Watts of Kansas City, KS, and great-granddaughter, Garyn Watts of Kansas City, KS. Survivors include five sisters-in-law, a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and neighbors.

Professional Services are entrusted to Rivers Morgan Funeral Home and Creations, Inc. of Greenville, NC.