Penelope Brown Geist

Penelope Brown Geist

May 7, 90,

Penelope Brown Geist, 90, passed away on Thursday, May 7, 2020 at Somerset Court.

Penelope was born in Wayne County on March 24, 1930 to the late George Franklin Brown and Emma Cannon Brown. She had worked with Cherry Hospital for many years.

A private graveside service for the family will be held on Friday, May 8, 2020 at Wayne Memorial Park with Rev. Tyler Jernigan officiating.

Penelope is survived by her children, Lori Eberst of Goldsboro and Deborah Shingleton of Goldsboro; sons, Marvin Fields, Jr. and Charles Fields, both of Goldsboro; sisters, Ann Rhodes and Christine Stone, both of Goldsboro; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brothers, Frank Brown, Selby Brown and Eugene Brown; and sisters, Geraldine Shelton and Dorothy Moore.

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