Essie was born on September 27, 1931 and passed away on Thursday, August 23, 2018.
Essie was a resident of North Carolina at the time of passing.
Celebration of Life will take place on Friday August 31, 2018 at Union Grove Baptist Church, 6763 Vicksboro Rd, Henderson, NC at 12:00 noon. Viewing will be held on Thursday from 5:00 until 7:00 pm with family receiving friends from 5:00 until 6:30 pm at Davis Royster Funeral Home, 926 S. Garnett Street, Henderson, NC. Mrs. Essie Mae Brown Tolson leaves to cherish her precious memories: seven daughters, Sherry Parrish (Joseph), Henderson, NC, Pat Eason, Elizabeth City, NC, Robyn Dixon (James), Henderson, NC, Janet Riddick (Benjamin), Chesapeake, VA, Jeanette Plunkett, Newark, DE, Lorraine Tolson Tatum, Raleigh, NC, and Pamela Turner (Jamie), Chesapeake, VA; son, Glenn Tolson, Tamarac, Fla; three brothers, Marcellus Brown (Lillian), Henry Brown (Ularene) and Conrad "Bill" Brown ( Brenda); nineteen grandchildren; thirty-one great grandchildren; five great great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends Beach Rivers Funeral Service is expressing sympathy through si.