Bennett: Mr. Melvin Brown 74, of 6812 Joe Branson Rd., Bennett, NC 27208 passed away Monday, August 26, 2013 at his home. Funeral services will be conducted Friday, August 30, 2013 at 2 pm at Mt. Zion UMC with Rev. Russell Brownworth & Rev. Chuck Rowland officiating. Burial with Military Honors provided by the Randolph County Honor Guard will follow in the church cemetery.
Mr. Brown was a Randolph County native and was a Navy Veteran. He had been a saw mill owner and then later worked in the textiles industry. He was a faithful dedicated and active member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church. He was a loving husband of 50 yrs, dedicated father, grandfather, and great grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents John Wesley & Mary Ida Brown, sisters Vera Rollins & Pauline Chrisco, brothers Raymond Brown & John Neil Brown.
Mr. Brown is survived by Wife- Linda C. Brown of the home. Daughters- Carolyn Croom of Delco, Donna Miller of Bennett. Sisters- Irene Davis Of Asheboro, Annie Ruth Bland of Wilson. Brothers- Russell Brown of Bennett, Earl Brown of Robbins, Cleo Brown, J.W. Brown both also of Bennett. Grandchildren- Whitney Kujan, Carrie Allred, Tawny Davis, Zachary Miler. Great-Grandchildren- Dillon, Olivia, Sophia, Grayson.
Visitation will be held Thursday, August 30, 2013 from 6-8pm at Joyce-Brady Chapel, 3833 Chatham St., Bennett, NC 27208 and other times at his home. You may offer online condolences at www.joycebraduchapel.com In lieu of flowers the family ask that donations be made to Mt. Zion UMC Cemetery, c/o Darrin Willet, 452 Bernard Purvis Rd., Bennett, NC 27208.
Joyce-Brady Chapel is serving the Brown family.