Glenda Frances Bailey Brown

Published 11:47 am Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Mrs. Glenda Frances Bailey Brown, 79, of Spring Street, Mocksville, died Friday, April 6, 2018, at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.

She was born Oct. 28, 1938, in Davie County to the late Paul Clyde and Thelma Juanita Garwood Bailey. Mrs. Brown was a long-time member of Hardison United Methodist Church. She took pride in providing flowers for the altar for many years. She loved music, sang in the choir, started a choir chime group, as well as children’s hand bells. She was a gardener, enjoyed arts and crafts and was an excellent cook.  Along with being a wife, mother, and grandmother, she was a true people person who never met a stranger and was loved by many.  She was a selfless giver and caretaker endlessly putting others’ needs before her own.

She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Frances “Fran” Brown; and a brother, Kermit Bailey.

Survivors: her husband and soulmate of 62 years, Dale Houston Brown of the home; a son, Kerry Brown (Lorrie) of Advance; a daughter, Wendy Drane (Paul) of Harmony; 2 granddaughters, Kelsey Brown and Bailey Drane; 2 brothers, Carl Bailey (Connie) of Advance and Sammy Bailey (Linda) of Mocksville; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m., Friday, April 13 at Eaton Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Lynn Cash officiating. Burial will follow in Hardison United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m., Thursday, April 12 at the funeral home.

Memorials: Episcopal Church of the Ascension at Fork, 183 Fork Bixby Road, Advance, Memo: Food Bank.