Sarah Arrowood Brown


Last updated 12/11/2013 at 12:46pm

Sarah Arrowood Brown

Sarah Arrowood Brown, 90, of Brevard passed away Sunday, Dec. 1, 2013, at The Oaks of Brevard.

She was born Jan. 20, 1923, in Andrews, N.C. to the late Pearlie and Bessie Almond Arrowood. In addition to her parents, her husband, Joe Bob Brown Sr., a brother, Wayne Arrowood, and two sisters, Gladys Arrowood and Zinna Mae Arrowood, preceded her in death.

Survivors include two daughters Susie Landreth and husband, John Leroy, of Brevard, and Jean Cabe and husband, Tom, of Penrose; two sons, Bob Brown and wife, Gustina, and Ronnie Brown and wife, Barbara, all of Brevard; one sister, Maxine Bates, of Welcome, N.C.

She was a doting "Nanny" to 14 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild, and was called "Aunt Sarah" by numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition, she is survived by countless lifelong neighbors and friends who will miss her kind, generous and fun loving spirit.

A member of East Fork Baptist Church, she enjoyed the old time hymns, which she had learned to play on the piano as a young girl. While at The Oaks of Brevard, she entertained herself and the other patients playing her favorite hymns on a keyboard.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the M.S.U. staff at The Oaks of Brevard for the loving care she received for the last 2-1/2 years.

Join the family in the "Celebration of Sarah's Life," Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013, at Moore Funeral Home at 4:30 p.m.

Visitation will be from 2:30 until 4:30 p.m. with the memorial service immediately following.

A private burial was held earlier this week at Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory in Pisgah Forest.

In lieu of flowers, those wishing to honor her, consider donations to one of the following: Transylvania County Hospice, P.O. Box 2440, Brevard, NC 28712, American Diabetes Assoc-iation, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22313, Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 Eighth Ave., 7th floor, New York, NY 10001, or East Fork Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 576, Rosman, NC 28772.

To leave a condolence for the Brown family, visit "obituaries" at http://www.moore

Moore Funeral Home & Cremation Services are caring for the family.


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