Nellie Grace (Welch) Brewer

May 3, 1931 ~ July 26, 2021 (age 90)


Nellie Grace Welch Brewer, 90, of Bennett passed away on Monday, July 26, 2021 at Chatham Hospital. She was born in Chatham County on May 3, 1931 to Joe and Ada Scott Welch. She was a faithful member of Bennett Baptist Church, where she served as the church treasurer for 43 years. She also taught Sunday School and sang in the choir. Nellie worked in textiles and sold Hazel Keller cosmetics. She enjoyed cooking, reading and attending the Jolly Elders at church. She loved the Lord, her family and her friends. She especially adored her grandsons.

In addition to her parents, Nellie was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Bunn Brewer; her eight brothers; Leon, Lester, Frank, Porter, Henry, Howard, Nuby and Ted and her son-in-law, Amos Humble.

She is survived by children, Iris B. Humble, of Franklinville, Cheryl Brewer, Bill Brewer (Lisa) and Bunnie Brewer, all of Bennett; grandsons, B.J. Brewer and Matt Brewer of Bennett; numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews and a host of family and friends. 

The funeral will be held on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 11:00 a.m. at Bennett Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Jason Whitehurst, Pastor Edwin Moore, and John Phillips presiding. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. Joyce-Brady Chapel will be open on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 from 12:00 pm-6:00 pm for those who would like to sign the register.

Flowers are accepted or donations may be made to Chatham County Council on Aging, 112 Village Lake Rd., Siler City, NC 27344 or Bennett Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 91, Bennett, NC 27208.

The family would like to thank Dr. Hoffman, Chatham County Council on Aging, Clayton Rogers, Reval McClain and Cathy Solowsky for their compassionate care.

Condolences may be offered online at www.joycebradychapel.com

Joyce-Brady Chapel of Bennett is honored to serve the Brewer family.

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Joyce-Brady Chapel open for friends to sign the register
July 27, 2021

12:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Joyce-Brady Chapel
3833 Chatham Street
Bennett, NC 27208

July 28, 2021

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Bennett Baptist Church
68 East Bonlee Street
Bennett, NC 27208

Funeral Service
July 28, 2021

11:00 AM
Bennett Baptist Church
68 East Bonlee Street
Bennett, NC 27208

Interment following funeral service
July 28, 2021

Bennett Baptist Church cemetery
68 Bonlee St.
Bennett, NC 27208


Bennett Baptist Church Building Fund
PO Box 91, Bennett NC 27208
Tel: 1-336-581-3835

Chatham County Council on Aging
P.O. Box 715, Pittsboro NC 27312

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