SHELBY- Mary "Pantha" Sansing Brown, 91, went to be with her Lord, Sunday, July 6, 2014, at Cleveland Pines Nursing Center. A native of Cleveland County, she was the daughter of the late Samuel and Mary Blanton Sansing. She was a faithful member of Bethel Baptist Church for 62 years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two husbands, Wade Elliott and Bill Brown; son, Dennis Wade Elliott; three brothers; and six sisters
She is survived by her loving daughter, Gilda E. Martin and husband Steve; daughter-in-law, Jerry Elliott, all of Shelby; eight stepsons; one step-daughter; three grandchildren, Ty Bridges and wife Donna of Shelby, Melissa Herms and husband Todd of Maiden, Megan Elliott of Charlotte; several step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren, Tyler Bridges and wife Tiffany, Madison and Mia Herms; two great-great grandchildren, Aidan and Callie Bridges.
Funeral Services: Monday, 7 p.m., at Bethel Baptist Church
Visitation: The family will receive friends 5:30 p.m. to 7p.m., prior to the service, at the church
Clergy: Dr. Tim Sims
Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park, Tuesday, 10 a.m.
Memorials: Bethel Baptist Church. 606 S. Dekalb St., Shelby, NC 28150
Funeral Home: Clay-Barnette Funeral Home of Shelby
Online Condolences: www.claybarnette.com
Published in Shelby Star on July 7, 2014
Clay-Barnette Funeral Home
1401 West Dixon Boulevard Shelby, NC 28152