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Brite Shirley (Massey) Brown

Born: Mon., Aug. 13, 1934
Died: Tue., Jul. 23, 2019


Public Viewing

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Sun., Jul. 28, 2019
Location: Harris Funeral Home Memorial Chapel


Visitation

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM, Mon., Jul. 29, 2019
Location: Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church (West)


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Mon., Jul. 29, 2019
Location: Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church (West)


Interment following funeral service

3:20 PM Mon., Jul. 29, 2019
Location: Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church (West) Cemetery


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MRS. BRITE "Shirley" MASSEY BROWN, 84 of WAXHAW, NC passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2019 at the Jesse Helms Nursing Center in Monroe, NC.

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 pm Monday, July 29, 2019 at the Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church (West), 6712 Sims Rd., Waxhaw, NC.  Visitation will be held 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm in the church sanctuary prior to the service.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.

A public viewing will be held 1:00 pm to 6:00 pm Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Harris Funeral Home & Cremations of Monroe, NC which is serving the Brown, Massey and extended families.

Mrs. Brown was born Monday, August 13, 1934 in Union County, NC a daughter of the late  Ned and Minnie Norwood Massey. She accepted Christ at an early age joining the Church of God in Mineral Springs, NC and she attended Western Union School in Waxhaw, NC.  She married Mr. Plaxico "P.B." Brown, Jr. and joined the Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church (West) in Waxhaw, NC  where she was an active member, President of the Deaconess, Sunday School Teacher, President of the Usher Board, Member of the Missionary Circle and the Adult Choir until her health began to decline. Brite was a former employee of Charlotte Pipe and Foundry where she worked for over 25 years.

 She leaves to share her loving memories to her husband; Plaxico Brown, Jr. of the home, six loving children, Glinda R. Mills (Hubert) of Waxhaw, NC, Deborah L. Hicks (Johnny) of Charlotte, NC, James P. Brown of Charlotte, NC, Melvin P. Brown (Paula) of Waxhaw, NC, Alton L. Brown of Charlotte, NC and Prentis E. Brown (Angela) of Waxhaw, NC, one sister; Doris Massey of Monroe, NC, 13 Grandchildren, 9 Great-grandchildren, two God children; Dr. Parthenia B. Richardson and Rodney Tillman, extended family, Jessie Bailey, Gladys Blakeney, Bernadette Faulkner and Evangelist Naomi Williams and a host of nieces, nephews other relatives and friends.

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Bertha Polk
   Posted Wed July 24, 2019
Prayers,Condolences and Love to the Brown Family. I pray that God will provide all the strength needed during this time and every day. Memories are Golden. God Bless.

Rev and Mrs. Robert L. Sanders
   Posted Thu July 25, 2019
At a time when words are hard to find...please know we are praying for you. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
Blessed be God...the God of all comfort.

Myra Hood
   Posted Thu July 25, 2019
Louis and I are so sorry for your loss. We pray God will comfort you during your time of sorrow.

Rufus and Louvenia Coffey
   Posted Fri July 26, 2019
Rufus and Louvenia Coffey and family are so sorry for your loss our prayers and thoughts are with you may God continue to bless and comfort all of you❤️.

Stephanie Brown
   Posted Fri July 26, 2019

TROPICAL DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Stephanie .

Alton, prayers for God's peace and comfort for you and your family during your time of mourning and reflection.


Pat Alston Harris
   Posted Fri July 26, 2019
Mr. Brown, Melvin , Paula and family;

No words can take away the pain of loosing your loved one. However; We are praying that GOD will touch each of your hearts at this time and give you strength.

Our sincerest condolences to the Family.

Pat Harris
Andrea’ Harris-Motenko and Adam Motenko




Tonie Edwards Jones
   Posted Fri July 26, 2019
Our deepest and heartfelt condolences to the Brown Family for the loss of their beloved "Matriarch" Mrs. Brite Brown. Mrs. Brown's smile and laughter lifted everyone's spirit. She was never at a lost for kind words and encouragement. She was a "Joy" and one-of-a kind "Grand Lady".

Antoinette Jones
   Posted Fri July 26, 2019

GRANDMA'S GARDEN TABLE BASKET was sent by Tonie Edwards Jones and Family.

Our deepest and heartfelt condolences go out to the Brown family. Your mother will be missed and remembered by all who knew her. We are grateful for the abundance of her love and blessed to have had her in our lives. Truly an amazing "Grand Lady".


Demetris Ivey
   Posted Sat July 27, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with the family.

Dr. T. H. and Lady Regina C. Scott
   Posted Sat July 27, 2019
Our love and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May God's peace surround you in your season of grief.

Andy Williams
   Posted Sun July 28, 2019
To the family my heart is saddened for the loss of such a wonderful woman but I am rejoicing knowing she is in the presence of our Lord. I have always thought of the Brown family as part of my extended family. My condolences to each of the family members.
Andy Williams
Williams Supply Co.

Lional Cureton
   Posted Sun July 28, 2019
I am sorry for your loss. You're all in my thoughts and prayers.

Monica Northern
   Posted Mon July 29, 2019

SPATHIPHYLLUM was sent by Frank .

To: Tereasa M. Jones From: Frank & Monica Northern


Frank & Monica Northern
   Posted Mon July 29, 2019
Sending our deepest sympathies from our families hearts to yours. May God wrap his loving arms around you all and keeping you in perfect peace during this time of grieving. Grandma Brite’s warm smile and warm embrace will truly be missed but never forgotten.

Delores Massey Dewalt
   Posted Mon July 29, 2019
Deepest condolences from Delores and family, Katrina Craig. Thanking you for all your kindnesses and our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Jef & Windy Fullagar
   Posted Mon July 29, 2019
Our deepest condolences to to Brown family. You are in our thoughts
& prayers.

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