Johnnie Wayne Brown, 68, died Thursday, April 10, 2014, at his home.
He was born Oct. 15, 1944, in Durham County, to the late Johnnie Barden and Annie Pearl Thompson Brown.
Surviving are his siblings, Brenda Dixon of Brown Summit, Dennis B. Brown of Irmo, S.C., Danny Brown of Knightdale, Jerry Brown of Clayton, Gloria Creech of Selma, Angela Olive of Dudley and Craig Olive of Clayton; stepsiblings, Bill Olive of Smithfield, James "Tip" Olive of Clayton, Martin "Fuzzy" Olive of Smithfield, Terry Nichols, Cathy Daniels and Ronnie Olive, all of Clayton.
A graveside service was held Sunday afternoon, April 13, in the Brown family cemetery on Browns Pond Road near Selma, with the Revs. Tom Brooks and Doug Fairfax officiating.
The family received friends Saturday evening, April 12, at the Parrish Funeral Home.
Memorials may be made to the Brown Family Cemetery Fund, c/o Worth Brown, 1421 Rhondale Road, Selma, NC 27576.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at parrishfh.com.