Peggy R. Brown

Published 11:03 am Thursday, May 31, 2018

AULANDER, NC – Peggy Jane Robertson Brown, age 71, passed away on May 29, 2018 at Vidant Inpatient Hospice of Greenville, NC.

Mrs. Brown was born in Halifax County on July 14, 1946, a daughter of the late Jesse Lass and Velma White Robertson. Jane was a Licensed Practical Nurse and for many years worked at Bertie Memorial Hospital in Windsor, NC and later at Odom Correctional Institute. Jane was a lover of the outdoors and loved to fish. She was a strong and loving mother and grandmother and loved her family above all else.

Besides her parents, Jane was preceded in death by her husband, Cecil William Brown; two sons, Terry Lass Brown, and Danny William Brown; and two brothers, Jesse Robertson, and Wayne Robertson.

Left to cherish her memory is her sons, Jerry Noah Brown and wife, Amanda of Aulander, NC, and Robert Bishop of Franklin, VA; her granddaughter, Abigail Leigh Brown of Aulander, NC; two sisters, Katherine Lassiter of Powellsville, NC, and Thelma Williams of Ahoskie, NC; and sister-in-law, Judy Robertson of Harrellsville, NC.

The family will receive friends on Friday, June 1, 2018 from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Aulander Chapel and other times at the home.

A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at 11:00 am at Garrett-Sykes Aulander Chapel, with Rev. Dr. Laura Early, officiating. Burial will follow in Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Rich Square, NC.

Garret-Sykes Aulander Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Brown family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting