Barbara S. Brown

Barbara S. Brown, 77, of Fountain Inn, wife of Ray Brown for 60 years, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday, February 25, 2019.

Born in Laurens, she was a daughter of the late Guyton and Myrtis Kirby Shipman.

In addition to her husband, Ray, Mrs. Brown is survived by their daughter, Lorraine Greene; a daughter-in-law, Gloria Brown; a brother, Ronald (Lynda) Shipman of AL; a sister, Sandra (Eddie) Goodnough of Fountain Inn; a brother-in-law, Charles D. Brown, of Augusta, GA; and a “beloved grand-dog”, Bentley.

She was preceded in death by their son, Dwayne Brown.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 5:00 – 7:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Home.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 12:00 PM in the Heritage Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Josh Culbertson officiating. Entombment will follow in the Cannon Memorial Park Chapel Mausoleum.

The family requests that memorials may be made to: Holly Ridge Baptist Church Building Fund.

The family would like to express their appreciation for the wonderful love her caregivers provided and for the long-time friendship of their neighbors, Robin & Betty Lee.

Condolences to the family of Barbara S. Brown

  • Wilton L. Fowler
    4 weeks ago

    Ray, words just will not come as to the depth of our sorry for you and Lorraine. Barbara was such a joy to know in the short time that I had that privilege. Please know that Joan and I are lifting you all up to our Lord in prayer. Rest in Peace Ms. Barbara
    2nd Cor. C 5 V 8

  • Larry Estepp
    4 weeks ago

    Ray so sorry to hear about Barbara may God be with you during this loss

  • Jo Ann A Runyan
    4 weeks ago

    Ray I am so sorry to hear about Barbara passing. She was a sweet person and she will be missed I pray for you and your family that you will find peace just knowing she is going home. My thoughts and prayers will be with you and just know Ray I love you like a brother and my heart hurts for your loss. God Bless.

  • Robin & Betty Lee
    4 weeks ago

    Barbara was such an inspiration! Her love for God and her family ran deep in her soul. Her and Ray just celebrated their 60th Anniversary. The love that they had for each other was immeasurable. The closeness between her and Lorraine was something that all mothers and daughters strive for. To know that she will be reunited with their son Dwayne warms my heart, she missed him so much and grieved for him.
    She was talented in so many ways. Her pretty little hands created the most beautiful quilts, and needlework and yet her hands were so strong. She enjoyed working in the yard as long as there were no snakes around. Her yard was always beautiful.
    Her heart was as big as her smile! She always had a kind word and genuine love for friends and strangers alike.
    We have been so blessed to have her and Ray for neighbors. They are family to us and we love them both.
    I believe that Barbara will remain alive in all of us through memories of her and how knowing her made us all better people. I believe that the gates of heaven were swung open wide for her where her Savior and her son Dwayne greeted her! She can now watch over her beloved Husband Ray and Daughter Lorraine. She is our angel.
    Thank you Barbara for all you gave to us and this world. Rest in peace. We love you.

  • Donna Phillips Reece
    4 weeks ago

    Did Lorraine and Ray, I’m so sorry for your loss. Mrs. Brown was a lovely, sweet Lady and I always enjoyed talking with her. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers during this horrific adjustment. Sincerely, Donna Phillips Reece

  • Heather Cantrell Poston
    4 weeks ago

    Mr.Ray I’m heartbroken!
    Mrs.Barbara was so sweet and loving!!
    My condolences to you and the family.
    You are in my thoughts and prayers.

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