RONDA — Mrs. Ella Ambrose Brown, 69, of E. Old U.S. Highway 421, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013, at the Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson. She was born Jan. 27, 1944, in Elizabeth City. Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her parents and two brothers. Surviving are her husband of 24 years, Charles Edward Brown of the home; a daughter, Ann Lee Ward; a son; and a sister. A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at Dennyville Baptist Church by the Rev. Joel Riley and Dr. Bill Johnson. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery. Gentry Family Funeral Service of Jonesville is serving the Brown family. Online condolences may be made to www.gentryfuneralservice.com.