Nelda Christine Pope Brown

Published 2:15 pm Friday, December 15, 2017

Mrs. Nelda Christine Pope Brown, 89, of Cana Road, Mocksville, died, Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017 at her home.

Mrs. Brown was born Feb. 7, 1928 to the late Marshall Duke and Minnie Elvira White Pope. She was a member of Eatons Baptist Church, where she taught the Dorcas Sunday School class for 40 years, served as a deacon, was the church treasurer for 30 years, was a leader in the tutoring program and had played the piano. Mrs. Brown retired as a school teacher from the Davie County school system where she had taught at the Cana School and William R. Davie Elementary School. She also taught in Ethiopia at the Naval Base among other places. Mrs. Brown volunteered for many years at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and was a volunteer tutor. She enjoyed writing letters and keeping up with distant family.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Horace Brown; and brothers, John Henry Pope and Roadman Pope.

Survivors: her sons, Lloyd Brown Jr. (Christine) and Jimmy Brown; a sister, Emma Jo Shaw, all of Mocksville; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 17 at Eatons Baptist Church with Dr. David Gilbreath officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 4-6 p.m, Saturday, Dec. 16 at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials: Eatons Baptist, c/o Brenda Hunter, 188 Pudding Ridge Road, Mocksville.