Annette Brown, 76, passed from this life on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020 at her home in Frederick, Maryland.
Born, December 31, 1943, in Faison, North Carolina, she was the daughter of Bertis and Annie Murphy Brown.
Annette was a graduate of North Duplin High School in Faison, North Carolina, class of (1962). She worked for many years for Nationwide Insurance as a developer of microfilm. After leaving Nationwide, she worked in North Myrtle Beach, being a co-owner of a record store. She had a passion for music, dancing and a tremendous drive to enjoy each moment in life. She moved to Frederick, Maryland in 1988, where she worked in restaurants before joining the teams at Hecht’s then Macy’s which gave her another passion, clothes! Annette had enough clothes to open her own shop and was always dressed beautifully!
Annette’s favorite place on earth was North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, where she enjoyed listening to beach music and shag dancing at the OD Pavilion with her friends and family. She also loved Taylor’s Pond, dancing at the produce market as a teenager and her hometown of Faison.
Annette was preceded in death by her parents, Bertis Jackson Brown and Annie Murphy Tyndall Brown and brother, Terry Brown.
Annette is survived by her three sons, Eddie Brown and partner, Anita Wings, of Seven Springs, Michael Jordan Jr. and partner, Marlene Crigger, of Frederick, Maryland, and John Alltop and wife, Cyndie, of Cascade, Maryland. In addition to her children, Annette is survived by nine grandchildren, Christopher Brown, Emily Brown, Jeffrey Ray, Britany Jordan, Seth Jordan, Evelyn Rupert, Abigail Rinehart, Jordan Alltop, Joshua Alltop and nine great grandchildren. She is also survived by her sister in law, Carolyn Brown, along with numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and extended family.
There will be a memorial service held at Tyndall Funeral Home located at 1005 N. Church St., Mount Olive, North Carolina 28365 at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 17, 2020. Interment will follow at Faison Cemetery in Faison.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to National Kidney Foundation at http://www.kidney.org/donations, or the Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/wilmer/charitable-giving/types.html