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Visitation: 10:00-11:00 am Saturday April 13, 2019 Whitley's Funeral Home
Service: 11:00 am Saturday April 13, 2019 Whitley's Funeral Home Chapel
Interment: Carolina Memorial Park Kannapolis, NC
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Johnsie Winecoff Brown, 94, passed away Sunday morning, April 7, 2019, at Trinity Oaks Health and Rehabilitation, where she had been a long time resident.

Born November 18, 1924 in Kannapolis, she was a daughter of the late Floyd Heilig Winecoff and Vivian Hurlocker Winecoff. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Hope Brown; sisters, Reba Coggins and Bernice Davis; and brother, Leonard Winecoff.

Johnsie was a 1942 graduate of A.L. Brown High and had attended Catawba College. In 1944, she married Hope Brown and worked as a secretary for Cannon Mills, later becoming the secretary for Center Grove Lutheran Church for many years. Mrs. Brown moved to Trinity Oaks in 2002, where she remained until her death. She loved all of her Trinity Oaks family and enjoyed the time she spent there. She loved her family, and enjoyed traveling and playing bridge.

Mrs. Brown leaves cherished memories to her sons, Michael Winecoff Brown (Cheryl) and Daniel Mark Brown (Betsy); her granddaughters, Hope Elizabeth Russell (Adam) and Lauren Michelle Brown; and her great-granddaughter, Palmer Grace Russell.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 am Saturday, April 13th at Whitley’s Funeral Home. Funeral services to remember and celebrate the life of Mrs. Brown will begin at 11:00 am in the funeral home chapel, conducted by the Rev. Ward Misenheimer, pastor of Advent Lutheran Church in Charlotte. Mrs. Brown will be laid to rest with her husband at Carolina Memorial Park Cemetery.

For those who may prefer, memorials may be made in Mrs. Brown’s name to Trinity Oaks, 820 Klumac Rd., Salisbury, NC 28144.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com.
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From: Judy Johnson
"So sorry to hear about Auny Johnnie. I have so many memories of her and Uncle Hope. My thoughts and prayers are with you."
From: Arthur Gose
"Dan and family Sorry to hear about your loss. Parents are in a special place in our lives."
From: Frankie Bogutsky
"I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for your whole family."
From: Jerry and Vickie Davis
"We are so sorry to hear of Aunt Johnnie's passing! Sending love to all of you! I can't help but think about how much singing, piano playing, and Rook games are going on up in Heaven right now though! The "gang" is reunited again! Love and hugs! Vickie and Jerry"