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Joyce Anderson Brown
Joyce Anderson Brown

Joyce Anderson Brown, 69, of Surf City passed gently from her earthly life on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at her home.

She was born August 29, 1945 in Pender County, the daughter of the late Carlton Luther and Ethel Padgett Anderson. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Raymond and Donald Anderson.

Joyce is survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Charles A. Brown; son, Anthony Brown (Julie) of Wilmington and grandchildren, Brittany Brown and her fiancé, Carter Pigford and Cameron Brown, all of Wilmington.

Many will remember Joyce and Charles were owners and operators of Spick’s and C & J Cleaners in Burgaw for over 31 years.

Joyce was the BEST wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend as she loved and cared beyond measure. She was always a diligent worker, enjoying cooking for family, working in her yard and fishing. Her radiant smile, love for her family and joyful spirit will be remembered and cherished.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday, May 11, 2015 at Quinn-McGowen Funeral Home Burgaw Chapel. Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at the funeral home with The Rev. Philip Eakins officiating. Burial will follow at Riverview Memorial Park.

The family would like to thank the staff of Lower Cape Fear Hospice and RSVP volunteers for the excellent care and support given to Joyce and to them over the past few months.

The family would like for you to consider a memorial gift to Lower Cape Fear Hospice Foundation, 1414 Physicians Dr., Wilmington, NC 28401 or to Pender Adult Services, Inc., PO Box 1251, Burgaw, NC 28425.

Please leave online condolences for the family at Quinn McGowen Funeral Home Burgaw.