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Lakeview Memorial Park

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Lakeview Memorial Park
Tuesday February 9th, 2021
1:00pm

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Thelma Louise Brown

Thelma Louise Pickrell Brown, 85, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, February 1, 2021 at her home in Brown Summit with her family by her side. A graveside service will be held at 1:00pm, on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at Lakeview Memorial Park. Mrs. Brown will be available for viewing on Monday, February 8, 2021, from 8:30am-5:00pm at Wilkerson Funeral Home. Thelma was born on April 18, 1935 to the late Willie and Maddie Pickrell in Rockingham County. In 1953, she married Willie Worth Brown and together they raised a family in Brown Summit. Thelma always said her gift in life was a being a friend to all who knew her. She will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Above all, her faith in God was most important to her and she loved going to church and spending time with her church family. Thelma will be greatly missed by those who knew her. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Willie Worth Brown; sisters, Lizzie Gywnn, Irene Jarrett, Evelyn Gunn, Gladys Woods; brothers, Eugene Pickrell, Thomas Pickrell, Robert Pickrell and Jasper Pickrell. She is survived by her sons, Kenneth W. Brown and wife Jan, Donnie Brown; grandchildren, Kenneth B. Brown and wife Penny, Kelly S. Brown and wife Debra, Kevin R. Brown and wife Ashely; great-grandchildren, Chase Brown, Ryker Brown, Brooklyn Brown; brother, Alton Pickrell and wife Iris; sister, Esther Craddock and husband Bobby; in addition to numerous nieces and nephews. In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Greensboro, Authocare-2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405. The family would like to say a special thank you to all of the nurses, and staff of Hospice who helped care for our mother.

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A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Brown

Gary Tate Jr Feb 10 2021 5:01 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Brown

Randy Pearman Feb 7 2021 4:50 PM

Thoughts and prayers are with you all! Love, Thomas and Deborah

Deborah Nelson Feb 6 2021 1:58 PM

Nana Brown was a very sweet lady. Love, sympathy and prayers to the family.

Alice Simpson Feb 4 2021 8:36 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Brown

Alice Simpson Feb 4 2021 8:34 PM

I was sadden to learn of Mrs. Brown passing away. I have known her since I was a child. After attending New Heights Baptist Church with her and her family, I can say...she lived the life of a Christian. No doubt the family and friends will miss her. May God bless the family during this most difficult time. Dean Venable

Dean Venable Feb 3 2021 3:44 PM

Kenny, Jan, Donnie and family We were so sorry to hear about Aunt Thelma's passing. I know you will miss her, but it is our loss and heaven's gain. She is celebrating with the Lord, Worth and all of her family that have gone on before her. We loved her. She was one of a kind. Love all of you Ronnie and Jean Sutton

Jean Sutton Feb 3 2021 9:17 AM

The Browns were a friend to the London Trio and our Mother Thelma London. Always kind faithful Christians! Janice London

Janice London Ray Feb 2 2021 8:52 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Thelma Brown

Kathy Feb 2 2021 7:18 PM

Heaven gained another beautiful angel. My prayers go out to all the family. I know Thelma will be greatly missed, but that body stricken with cancer is now a new glorified body. She is reunited with her love, Worth, and I know they are having a grand time in heaven. In my thoughts and prayers, Darlene

Darlene Stone Feb 2 2021 9:23 AM

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