Ann Brown Rhodes

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Ann Brown Rhodes

June 15, 76,

Ann Brown Rhodes, 76, passed away on Monday, June 15, 2020 at Kitty Askins Hospice Center.

Ann was born in Wayne County on June 30, 1943 to the late Frank and Emma Cannon Brown. She retired as the Director of the Cardio-Pulmonary Department of Wayne Memorial Hospital after 37 years of service. Ann always had a heart for serving others. She attended Patetown Church of God.

A graveside service celebrating Ann’s life will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 18, 2020 in Wayne Memorial Park with Rev. Tyler Jernigan officiating. The family will greet friends immediately following the service at the cemetery.

Ann is survived by her sister, Christine Stone of Goldsboro and several nieces and nephews she loved very much.

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

In lieu of flowers memorials may be given in her memory to Cures for the Colors, SMOC, 203 Cox Blvd., Goldsboro, NC 27534.

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