Shirley Mae Stephenson Brown

Published 6:46 pm Thursday, January 13, 2011

Mrs. Shirley Mae Stephenson Brown, age 74, of 7294 Poors Ford Rd., Rutherfordton, N.C., died at her home on Jan. 8, 2011.

She was the daughter of the late Thomas and Nanny Howard Stephenson of Canton, N.C. and was married to the late Grady Brown.

She is survived by one son, Buddy Brown; two daughters, Doris Fowler and Sharon Brown; one brother, Buddy Stephenson; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren, all of Polk County.

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Funeral services will be held Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011 at New Freedom Baptist Church on Chesnee Highway.

Family viewing will be held from 10-11 a.m. on Jan. 13, with the public viewing from 11-12, both at the church.

Burial will be at New Salem Baptist Church cemetery, Skyland, N.C.

The family will be at 445 Creek Road in Polk County.

Arrangements by Pruitt Funeral Home, Forest City, N.C., 828-248-2242.