Name:    Grace Velma (Morgan) Brown

From:  The Citizen-Times, Asheville, North Carolina
Date:  Friday, September 16, 2011  

WEAVERVILLE - Grace Morgan Brown, age 100, of Church St., died Saturday, September 10, 2011.

Mrs. Brown was born July 2, 1911, in Buncombe County. She retired after 39 + years of teaching at Flat Creek Elementary School. She attended Asbury College in Wilmore, Ky. and was a graduate of Asheville Normal College. She was a member of the First Baptist Church in Weaverville, the Weaverville Study Club and lifetime member of the NCAE and NEA.

She was the daughter of the late Thomas Clingman and Laura Carter Morgan; wife of the late D. Fred Brown who died in 1970. Preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, Dr. B. E. Morgan, Carey Morgan, Harold Morgan, Mabel Farmer, Mattie Roberts, Noah Morgan, Ethel Roberts, Ed, Bascombe and Nat Morgan.

Surviving are her daughter, Ann Brown Franklin; son, Fred Brown and his wife Julie; grandchildren, Laura Grace Franklin, Rachel Brown Marchant and husband Enoch, Luke Brown; great grandchildren Tula and Harper.

A celebration of her life will be held at 11:30, Wednesday, September 14, 2011 in First Baptist Church, Weaverville, with Jim McCoy officiating. Burial will be in West Memorial Park.

Prior to the 11:30 service the family will receive friends beginning at 10:00 at the church.

"Miss Grace" was a soft spoken, kind lady who was a friend to everyone she met.