Claire Hamrick Brown
Claire Hamrick Brown, 57, of Cedar Mountain, a lifelong Christian, died unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008 at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center.
Brown was born Jan. 27, 1950 in Shelby to the late O.V. and Beverly Hamrick.
Brown was a musician and composer. She loved playing the piano and walking her dog in DuPont State Forest. She graduated from Meredith College in 1972 with a degree in Spanish. She worked as a sales associate for Sears and Hecht's, and as a substitute teacher for Wake and Buncombe County Schools.
Surviving are her husband, David Ralph Brown; two children, Daniel Ralp...