Marie Evelyn Brown
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Marie Evelyn Brown
  • September 10, 1939 - October 17, 2017
  • Kennesaw, Georgia

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Marie Evelyn Brown, age 78, of Marietta, GA went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday October 17th 2017. She was surrounded by her loved ones and went on to be with her savior in a very peaceful manner. Marie was born September 10th, 1939 to Lonnie and Maggie Holder.

Marie was a wonderful, caring, child of God. She lived her life to serve him and others. There is no greater example of a woman who was selfless, humble, and whom had a servants heart than Marie. She spent her days caring for her home and family by gardening, canning, cooking, and taking care of others. Many hours were spent entertaining her friends and family, she was always ready to play a good hand of cards with those she loved most. Marie has touched many lives as being a dedicated wife, nurturing mother, loving grandmother, and caring friend. Many lives have forever been changed because they were able to have such an amazing woman touch them.

Marie Evelyn Brown is preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Victor Ray Brown Sr. She is survived by her daughter Vickie Evelyn(and husband Phillip) Burgess of Powder Springs, GA; daughter Kimberly Denise (and husband Kevin) Tidwell of Kennesaw, GA; son Victor "Ray" Jr. (and wife Kim) Brown of Dallas, GA; brothers H.F. Holder, Jerry (and wife Charlene) Holder; sister June Roberts; grandchildren; Cheryl, Stacey, Justin, Hannah, Rachel, Dude, their spouses as well as 8 great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends for a visitation on Thursday, October 19th, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home. Marie will lie in state at Eastwood Baptist Church in Marietta Ga on October 20, 2017 at 12 with funeral services to follow at 1. Justin Holcomb will be officiating the service on Friday with burial services to follow at Pineridge Memorial Park in Kennesaw.

Winkenhofer Pine Ridge Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements for Marie Evelyn Brown.