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Margaret Ramsey Brown

Feb 07, 2020 08:47AM

Margaret Ramsey Brown

CHERRYVILLE – Margaret Ramsey Brown, 92, of Cherryville, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2020 at Carolina Care Health & Rehabilitation.  

She was born Dec. 3, 1927 in Gaston County to the late Dock Boyd Ramsey Sr. and Lillie Strickland Ramsey. She was a lifelong resident of Cherryville. Margaret was a lifelong member of First Baptist Church Cherryville. She was a loving and devoted mother to her children. She will be missed by many friends and family.

Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Clyde B. Brown; siblings, Zula Beam, Eva Abernathy, Louise Fowler, Jennie Ramsey, Evan Ramsey, Darris Ramsey, Bobby Ramsey, and D.B. Ramsey, Jr.

Survivors include her daughter, Pam Brown Johnson and husband, Bruce of Vale; sons, Greg Brown of Cherryville, and Danny Brown and wife, Martha of Cherryville, and Steve Brown and wife, Pat of Rocky Mount; grandchildren, Amanda Johnson Coggins and husband, Kevin, Jason Brown and wife, Amy, Scott Tharrington and wife, Tracy, Candace Tharrington, Justin Brown, and Lesley Hoffman; and great-grandchildren, Zachary Brown and wife, Priscilla, Dakota Brown, Braiden Brown, Addyson Brown, Ryan Tharrington, Noah Coggins, and Olivia Coggins.

Funeral services were held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Feb. 2, 2020 at First Baptist Church with Rev. Dr. Vince Hefner officiating. Burial followed at City Memorial Cemetery.

The family received friends from 1:30 to 2:45 p.m., prior to her service at the church.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church of Cherryville, 301 East 1st St., Cherryville, N.C., 28021.

Condolences may be made to

Carpenter – Porter Funeral & Cremation Services served the family of Mrs. Brown.