Brown, Johnnie Greeson
March 3, 1932 - March 30, 2021
Johnnie Greeson Brown, the loving mother of Steve, Mike and Roger (aka Charlie), went to her eternal home, after complications following a stroke, where our Lord and Savior welcomed her with his loving arms.
Johnnie was the eldest daughter of James and Mabel Greeson of Mt Hope, NC. She was born on March 3, 1932. Johnnie fell in love with her late husband, Kinston Buck Brown, Jr. (aka Billy) and they were married on March 7, 1952.
Johnnie loved cooking, spending time watering her flowers and just being a homemaker, wife and mom. . . most of all she loved her family and the many friendships she had. She attended Nathanael Green School where she graduated in 1950. While there she loved the times she spent with her friends Jayne Brown and Modine Friddle. Later as her family grew, many precious memories were made spending summer vacations at White Lake, NC, making homemade ice cream and having backyard cookouts. Johnnie always had a kind word for everyone and she welcomed all into her home.
The last couple years as Johnnie became more dependent on the need for caregiving support, she and the family were blessed to have Kaley Holbert, Sandy Holbert, Cindy Rowell and Angie Chappell provide the most wonderful and loving care one could ever hope for. The entire family wishes to thank them all for their wonderful help. The family would also like to thank Mitzi Church and the entire Burlington Hospice team for the guidance and the special care they provided.
Johnnie was preceded in death by her two sisters Doris Reese and Carol Sawyer. She leaves behind her three sons, Steve and his partner Ben, Mike and his wife Mitzi, "Charlie" and his wife Sharon; grandchildren, Ashley, Maya and Jonah, and great-grandchildren, Kadence and Gavin.
Due to remaining COVID concerns, visitation for Johnnie will be held at Hanes Lineberry North Elm Street, Greensboro, NC, Thursday, April 1, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; family may or may not be in attendance the entire visitation, but please know, they truly appreciate anyone who can attend, but understand fully if one can't. A graveside service will be held Friday, April 2 at 3 p.m. at Gilmore Memorial Park, Julian, NC. Following the graveside service, all are welcome to enjoy fellowship and refreshments at the Julian's Lion Club, 7323 Colonial Trading Path, Julian, NC.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests for those who wish. . . please make memorial gifts in memory of Johnnie to either Julian United Methodist, P.O. Box 35, Julian, NC 27283 or Mt Hope UCC, 2400 Mt. Hope Church Road, Whitsett, NC 27377.
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Published by Greensboro News & Record on Mar. 31, 2021.