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Louise Taylor Brown

Posted By obits On January 15, 2022 @ 1:05 pm In Elizabeth City,Obituaries | 34 Comments

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Louise Taylor Brown, age 100, of Salem Church Road, Elizabeth City, NC passed away on Friday, January 14, 2022 at her residence.

Born in Currituck County November 16, 1921, she was the daughter of the late Thomas Jefferson Taylor and the late Mary Lambeth Taylor and was the widow of William B. “Buck” Brown.

Louise spent part of her life with “Buck” in California but they returned to Weeksville to own and operate Brown’s Apple Orchard. Additionally she thoroughly enjoyed the Pasquotank County Farmer’s Market where she made many wonderful friends. They were members of Newbegun United Methodist Church where she was one of the oldest members. She was known for her participation in the church’s annual Thanksgiving Pie Sale and spent much time in her yard which she enjoyed.

Louise is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Mary Louise and Larry Zawacki; her sister-in-law, Lydia G. Taylor all of Elizabeth City; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by “Buck” Brown, her husband of fifty-seven years; her infant sister, Julia Fetna Taylor; and her brother, Thomas Lambeth Taylor.

A graveside funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, January 20, 2022 at New Hollywood Cemetery officiated by the Rev. Casey Estler. The family will receive visitors from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to Newbegun United Methodist Church, 2119 Nixonton Road, Elizabeth City, NC 27909. Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC 27909 is serving the family of Mrs. Brown. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com. To plant a tree in memory of Mrs. Brown, please visit www.TwifordFH.com/send-flowers.

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Condolence from Debra Williams on January 15th, 2022 4:55 pm

Mary Louise, I was so sorry to read about your great loss. I know you have many great memories. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Condolence from Diane Dail on January 15th, 2022 8:34 pm

Mary Louise, I am so sorry for your loss. Moms are hard to lose. Prayers for you and your family. Love, Diane (formerly Yohn) Dail

Condolence from Barbara Zawacki on January 15th, 2022 10:37 pm

Larry and Mary Louse,

We—-Linda, Kameron and I—-are so sorry to hear of your loss. Louise was such a special person and I was glad that I got to spend some time with her when she was up for to it. I did miss seeing her for the past several years, however, I completely understood. I’m sorry that I can’t be with you both during this time,, but I will see you when I return to NC.

Love,

Barbara

Condolence from Ken Bateman on January 16th, 2022 10:41 am

My condolences to the family. May God bless everyone during this time.

Ken Bateman

Condolence from Taylor and Caroline Morris on January 16th, 2022 10:41 am

We are sorry for your loss. We are glad she is in a better place. Love to you all.

Condolence from Florence B. Rush on January 16th, 2022 2:22 pm

Louise was a lovely, gracious lady who was a good friend to my mother who was also named Louise. They worked on many projects for Newbegun, the bake sale among the most lucrative. At one point my mother, Louise Baker, worked at Brown’s orchard culling apples. I know all of you who loved her so much will miss her. I will to. God bless you all.

Condolence from Valerie Poole Bogues on January 16th, 2022 2:53 pm

My condolences to the family. I was one of the Browns’ employees at the Apple Orchard. It was my first job, and I always considered Mrs. Brown a very considerate employer, even when my long fingernails would accidentally puncture the apples! May she rest in eternal peace.❤️❤️

Condolence from Randy Keaton on January 16th, 2022 6:46 pm

Mary Louise and family,
We will cherish all of our fond memories of Mrs. Brown. We first met her at the farmers market and later as neighbors. She had such a wonderful spirit. Our prayers for the entire family.
Randy and Alethia Keaton

Condolence from Nancy and Bill Wagner on January 16th, 2022 7:14 pm

What a sweet lady! So good to our Circle opening her home to us each June. Always a kind word from her when we chatted!
Mary Louise and Larry were devoted children……her care their main concern!
She was blessed with folks who loved her and showed it! She will be missed but is in he hands of the Lord!

Condolence from Robin Harney on January 16th, 2022 8:57 pm

I was so sorry to here the loss of Mrs Brown I use to work for Mrs Brown also so I work bagging the apples
Everything someone would mess with me she would say leave me alone I tell she was the best ever I will truly miss her
Robin Ben Harney

Condolence from Kelly Cameron on January 17th, 2022 8:09 am

I met Ms. Louise at the Farmer’s Market way back in the day, she was always so nice to talk to and I admired her so much. I was new to selling there so she was always helpful, so kind!

Prayers for the family for comfort and grace at this difficult time, I know she will be sorely missed.

Kelly Cameron

Condolence from Marshall & Jean Rogerson on January 17th, 2022 9:40 am

Mary Louise and Larry,

We are so sorry for your loss. Louise was such a special person . Along the way she touched so very many lives in very special ways. She will be greatly missed . Love and prayers during this difficult time.

Condolence from Bobbi White on January 17th, 2022 11:18 am

Marry Louise and Larry-

Wayne and I are so sorry to hear about the passing of Mrs. Brown. She was so fortunate and blessed to have you both in her life. What a life well lived! We should all be so fortunate. You are in our thought and prayers.

Bobbi and Wayne White

Condolence from Diane Carver on January 17th, 2022 12:20 pm

I’m so sorry to hear about your mother. My thoughts and prayers to you and Larry.

Condolence from Marjorie Berry on January 17th, 2022 12:36 pm

Mary Louise,
I was so sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. She was such a sweet lady. I’m so grateful that I got to join the the celebration for her 100th birthday.

Condolence from Laurie Brickham on January 17th, 2022 7:50 pm

Mary Louise and Larry
I am so saddened to hear of the passing of Louise. She was always so warm and welcoming when I saw her and a always had a beautiful smile on her face.

Condolence from Annie Roughton on January 17th, 2022 8:31 pm

Ms.MaryLouise and family, so sorry to hear about this sweet lady passing. I always enjoy talking with her, she had a beautiful smile and a beautiful soul. Keeping you in my prayers.

Condolence from Ronald James on January 17th, 2022 10:05 pm

My condolence goes out to the family. I was one of Mr. and Mrs. Brown favor employee. I worked with the family as a teenager and as a adult. They will always be in my heart.

Condolence from Millicent Owens on January 18th, 2022 6:06 am

Mary Louise and family, I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Mother is there to welcome her to her heavenly home. You know it will be a great reunion. May God be with y’all. Millicent and Dickie

Condolence from Anne Guest on January 18th, 2022 8:49 am

Mary Louise and Family,
So sorry to hear about your mother. May the wonderful memories of her comfort you. She must have been a beautiful person. My prayers are with you.

Condolence from Bernie and Jeanie Blystone on January 18th, 2022 8:54 am

May Louise, your Mom was so special in so many ways to so many people. I wish she could have been with us forever but God had different plans. Jeanie and I will cherish our memories until we are re-united with her.

Condolence from Laurie and Lee on January 18th, 2022 8:54 am

Lee snd I have fond memories visiting with your mom. She was so special to so many. She will be missed. Thinking of you and Larry and sending our love.

Condolence from Jeanne McCain on January 18th, 2022 10:08 am

Hugh and I send our deepest sympathy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

Condolence from Robin Harris on January 18th, 2022 10:22 am

Mary Louise, and family
So sorry to hear of Ms. Brown’s passing. I know she will be greatly missed and hope that your many happy memories help sustain you during this difficult time.
In sympathy,
Robin Harris

Condolence from Tom and Elizabeth Campbell on January 18th, 2022 10:53 am

Larry and Mary Louise, we offer our deep condolences to you and all your family due to the loss of your beloved mother. We know you are thankful, as are we, for many sweet memories of times with Ms. Louise over decades. She was an exemplary person supplying subtle leadership for so long in so many ways.

We were so pleased to attend the lovely fellowship at her 100th birthday celebration which you recently arranged . Thank you so much for that event.

May the many good thoughts of good experiences with her console you now and bring you peace.

Condolence from Dianne Layden on January 18th, 2022 5:24 pm

Mary Louise, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. Sending sincere condolences.

Condolence from Clyde Denny on January 18th, 2022 6:49 pm

Mary Louise and Larry, What a wonderful woman your mother was! A person of wonderful faith, love, and kindness- many will bless her memory. You will be in Leigh and my prayers. The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ be with you all.
Clyde

Condolence from Michael on January 18th, 2022 9:24 pm

Ms. Brown was the sweetest lady I know. She actually threw a baby shower for my mom at her house, while she was carrying me. She always sent me a birthday card each year which I always cherished. She was a loving and caring person and I will miss her

Condolence from Nell & Bill Kockler on January 19th, 2022 4:12 pm

Sorry to hear of your loss. She will be greatly missed!

Condolence from Suzanne Nelson on January 19th, 2022 4:51 pm

I am a much better person because of your wonderful mother. Truly a better Christian lady never graced this earth. It was a privilege and a blessing for all of us who knew Mrs. B. All of my love and prayers. Suzanne

Condolence from Jacqueline G. Williams on January 19th, 2022 8:33 pm

My condolences to the family of Louise Brown. I, too, worked at the Apple Orchard with Ms. Brown in the year of 1985. She had a very gentle spirit and was so kind as to write me an excellent recommendation for my new job at Currituck Social Services. I have and always will be grateful for her doing that. May God comfort your hearts in your time of sorrow.

Condolence from Becky Kirtley on January 19th, 2022 9:51 pm

Mary Louise, I am so sorry for your loss of your precious mother. You are blessed with many wonderful memories and will meet again in heaven.
You are in my thoughts and prayers.
Becky

Condolence from Stan & Donna Colson on January 20th, 2022 1:36 pm

Louise was one of the first people we met when we first moved to Weeksville in 1999. In fact, soon after we moved into our home, she was knocking on our front door, one of her homemade cakes in hand, welcoming us to the community. She was a wonderful person and community neighbor. We will miss her dearly. Stan & Donna Colson

Condolence from Johnnie and Edith Jennings on January 20th, 2022 7:20 pm

We are sorry to hear about the loss of your mother I know you will miss her. We can truly say God don’t make any mistakes. We will be praying for you.

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