Nancy Patterson Brown

Passed 08/20/2023


Obituary For Nancy Patterson Brown

Rev. Nancy Patterson Brown 75, of Kings Mountain, NC, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Sunday, August 20, 2023 at Gaston Health and Rehab. She was born on January 10, 1948 to Clayton and O.V Patterson. Affectionately, she was known for her hats and pound cakes. She never met a stranger and always witnessed to everyone she met. She lived a life of serving her Lord and the community. She worked for Cleveland and Gaston County Schools in child nutrition and driving a bus. She also loved little children and worked in multiple daycares. Her love for the Lord allowed her to Minister to multiple Senior Communities, Catherine Booth, The Patrick Center, Kings Mountain Care Center, The Ivy and White Oak Manor. She retired from Wix Filters after 28 years of service. She pastored 3 churches, St. Titus African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, Emmanuel Memorial African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church and Young’s Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, before retiring from the Lincolnton District. Besides her parents, she is preceded in death by her sisters Hattie P. Davis and Evangelist Letha P. Bristol, brothers Rev. James Patterson, John Patterson, Jerry Patterson, Charles “Chunk” Patterson and Larry Patterson.

She leaves to cherish fond memories, her husband of 58 years, Cleveland Brown, a daughter Regina Griffith (David) of Durham, NC, sons Cleveland Douglas Brown (Threcie), Jeffery Brown and Keith Brown all of Kings Mountain, NC, Scott Brown of Huntersville, NC, and Kevin Brown (Crystal) of Kingstown, NC. She has16 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren that she helped raised. A sister, Mary Odems, of Gastonia, NC and a brother, Rev. Clyde Patterson of Alton, VA. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Visitation for Rev. Nancy Brown will be held Friday, August 25, 2023 from 6 pm to 8 pm at Adams Chapel AME Zion Church, 212 Lake Montonia Road, Kings Mountain, NC.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday August 26th, 2023 at 2 pm at Trinity-Unity AME Church, 1638 Freedom Mill Road, Gastonia. Quite hour will be held from 1 to 2 pm at Trinity. Burial will take place at Adams Chapel Cemetery.

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  • 10/11/2023

    My goodness. I feel awful that I'm just finding out Ma'Brown passed. Family, I am so sorry to hear this. This lady always treated me like her daughter. Very kind, and most importantly she loved her creator. Please accept my sincere condolences and apologies for not being there. I truly just heard the news today 10/11/23

  • 08/26/2023

    To Brown and Patterson Family I am so sorry for your loss of Rev.Nancy Brown she will be miss very deeply by so many people she witnessed to another of people and I love talking to her when I see her out in the community I just her sweet voice and I will her at Christmas time when I come to kings mtn at the Food Lion near Hardee to pick up kettle she was just so sweet because she would tell I look so much like my mother and I would just laugh rest in Heaven Rev.Nancy will be miss but never forgotten 😇😇

  • 08/26/2023

    So very sorry for your loss. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers, we love you! -Luke, Alison, Ava & Bowen Griffith

  • 08/25/2023

    To the family of Rev Nancy brown. I am truly sorry for the loss of your Love one passing. My condolences to you all and I will keep you all in my prayers 🙏 James stowe and mother

  • 08/24/2023

  • 08/24/2023

    To the Patterson and Brown family I was sorry to hear of the passing of your love one I will forever keep your family as a cousin in my prayers. Love to my family. From Mary Sims Family your 1st cousin


  • Living Spirit Dishgarden

    Living Spirit Dishgarden was sent for Nancy Patterson Brown - August 25, 2023

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