SOUTHPORT — Frances Muriel Brown, age 70, of Southport, North Carolina passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, March 9, 2023.
Frances was born November 25, 1952 in Columbus County, daughter of the late John Gordon Ward and Gola Bell Simmons Ward. She worked at River Run Laundromat for 24 years where she made many friends with her sense of humor. She made friends easily and was the adopted Mom of the neighborhood kids. She was kind hearted and loved by many and will be greatly missed.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Darril Brown; her stepchildren, Darril and Charlie Brown; her brothers, Jimmy Ward, Edward Ward, Hubert Ward; sisters, Vada Porter and Marie Ward.
Survivors include her daughter Felicia Brown and fiance’ Eric Wolburg of Knoxville, Tennessee; son, Kevin Ward of Southport; grandchildren, Kyla Morgan and fiance’ Ayden Gillmor of Knoxville, Tennessee, Christian Morgan of Virginia, Madison Ward of Oneida, Tennessee, Charli Wolburg and Brendan Wolburg of Knoxville, Tennessee.
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