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Evelyn Brown

May 29, 1931 — May 2, 2023



Mary Evelyn Farlow Brown, age 91 of Randleman NC passed away peacefully on Tuesday, May 2, 2023 at Clapps Convalescent Nursing Home in Asheboro, NC. 

Evelyn was born on May 29, 1931 to the late James Farlow and the late Carrie Blakley Farlow. She was retired from Commonwealth Hosiery in Randleman where she had been a receptionist. Evelyn was a member of Randleman High School Class of 1949. She loved to play cards especially Rook, and reading. She was a wonderful cook and she loved spending time with her family.

Evelyn is survived by her daughter Jackie Lynn Steed; son: Randall Brown; granddaughter: Alexanderia "Paige" Elliott (Brad); grandson: Jared Alexander Steed; great granddaughters: Lanie Elliott, Blakeley Elliott and Ainsley Elliott; great grandson: Jace Steed. Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, Jack Brown; brothers: J.C. Farlow, Frank Farlow, and sister Peggy Redding. 

The family would like to send a special thanks to Clapps Nursing Home and North Pointe Assisted Living for their great care of Evelyn. Also, a special thanks to the staff who brought Evelyn her books from the Randolph Public Library.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2023 at Pugh Funeral Home in Randleman from 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM. A Graveside service will follow at Randolph Memorial Park in Asheboro at 2:00 PM.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to New Salem United Methodist Church, 623 New Salem Rd., Randleman, NC 27317 or to the Randolph Public Library, 201 Worth Street, Asheboro, NC 27203. 

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Thursday, May 4, 2023

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Eastern time)

Pugh Funeral Home - Randleman

600 S. Main St., Randleman, NC 27317

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Thursday, May 4, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Graveside Service At Randolph Memorial Park

4538 US Hwy 220 Business N, Randleman, NC 27317

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