Warsaw - Mrs. Willie Inez Brown, 71 of 192 Revelle Rd. entered into eternal rest on Friday, May 1, 2020 at Wayne UNC Health Care.
Willie Inez Sutton Brown, was the second of five children born to the late Charlie Emerson Sutton, Sr (Warsaw, NC) and the late Willie Melvin Rogers Sutton (Magnolia, NC). She was born on October 1,1948 in Duplin County. She grew up and graduated from the Duplin County System. After graduation, she temporarily lived and worked in New York before returning home and working in the Duplin County School System until her retirement. Inez was a family person and had her first daughter, Theresa Antionette Sutton, in 1967. After her first child, Inez, later married William Henry Brown, Sr and from this matrimony produced two more children, Tabitha Brown and William Henry Brown, Jr.
When she returned home, Inez became very active in community, civic, and church organizations. She was an active choir member and usher at First Missionary Baptist Church of Magnolia, NC. and KEMBA. She also loved attending her father's church , Wilson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Turkey, NC. She was also an active and faithful member of the Golden Jewel Chapter 71 OES, at one time serving as the Worthy Matron. Inez was a friendly person and well known to many. Her greatest remembrance is her love of family and friends. She would always unselfishly give to make the world a better place for those around her.
Inez was proceeded in death by her daughter, Theresa A. Sutton Hall, brother, Larry E Sutton, and her husband William H Brown, Sr.
She leaves to cherish her love and legacy to her daughter, Tabitha Brown; her son William H Brown Jr. both of Warsaw; adoptive daughter, Monique (Thomas) Fennell of Warsaw; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; three siblings, Melva (William) Ballard of Saint Louis, Missouri, Charlie E Sutton, Jr, and Denise Sutton, both of Warsaw, NC.; two aunts, Marjorie Frederick and Helen Rogers of Magnolia and one uncle, Charles Rogers of Magnolia,; One Special Friend, Ms. Annie Ruth Carlton and a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, relatives, and friends.
"You have gone onto a better place but your memories live on through the things things you have taught,
the love you have given, and the laughter you have shared."
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