Henry Seawell Brown, Phd., 88, of the North Cove Community, passed away Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018, at the Memorial Campus of Mission Hospitals in Asheville.

Henry was born in the North Cove Community March 4, 1930, to the late Rom and Phoebe Daniels Brown. He was a long time member of the Concord United Methodist Church and the Mystic Tie Lodge #237 A.F. & A.M.

Left behind to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 67 years, Wilda Eskew Brown of the home; five children, David Romulus Brown of Morganton, John Brown and wife, Katie, of Charlotte, Henry Burton Brown and wife, Kathryn, of Greensboro, Laurie Miles and husband, Blair of North Cove, and Shelley B. Lenckus and husband, Harold of Clayton; a brother, R. Jack Brown and wife, Wanda, of North Cove; and ten grandchildren.

A visitation will be held Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., in the chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home in Marion.

The funeral service will be held Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019, at 1 p.m., at Concord United Methodist Church in North Cove with the Rev. Carroll Miller officiating. A private committal service will follow at the Brown Family Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials maybe be made to Concord United Methodist Church at 8806 Linville Rd., Marion, NC, 28752; or Shriners Hospitals for Children at 950 W Faris Rd, Greenville, SC 29605.

Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at

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