Wylodee Brown – Obituary

by Lynn McMillen
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wylodeeWylodee Brown, 88, of Rogersville died Sunday, October 27, 2013, at her residence.

Mrs. Browns’ family will receive friends Wednesday, October 30, 2013, from 12-2 PM at Elkins East Chapel.  Funeral services will be at 2 PM in the Chapel with Bro. Bobby Walton officiating.  Burial will be at Rogersville Cemetery.

Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband Arthur C. Brown; parents John Minton Cox, Sr. and Bessie Hammond Cox; sisters Lucile Smith and Margie Putman; brother John Minton Cox, Jr.

She is survived by her daughters Phyllis Cox (Jim) of Rogersville and Judy Walton (Charles) of Center Star; sons Tyrone Brown (Pat) of Antioch, TN and Douglas Brown (Deborah) of Rogersville; grandchildren Brady Cox, Wesley Cox (Brittney), Krista Walton, Rebecca Darby (Lee), Todd Walton (Lindsey), Matt Brown (Molly), Laura Dover (Micheal), Tyler Brown (Leslie), Collin Brown, Heather Walter (Brian), Josh Brown, and Tara Massa (Matthew); twelve great-grandchildren; dear friend Betty Brown; half sisters Carolyn Dunn and Debbie Holder.

Mrs. Brown was a long time member of New Hope Baptist Church and for the last few years of her life a member of First Baptist Church Rogersville.  She was the former owner of B&W Fabrics Elgin.  She was an excellent seamstress, cook, and homemaker.  She loved for everyone to know that she made her daughters’ wedding gowns and veils.  She loved to prepare huge meals for her entire family.  She was a former employee of the East Lauderdale News where she was in charge of the subscription department.  Her greatest joys were her husband, children and their spouses, grandchildren, and  great-grandchildren all of whom she loved so much.

Pallbearers will be her grandchildren.

You are invited to sign the on-line guest registry at www.elkinsfuneralhome.com and share stories and upload pictures atwww.memorier.com/share.

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