Nelva Holden Brown
Nelva Holden Brown
  • December 20, 1931 - October 20, 2017
  • Supply, North Carolina

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Nelva Holden Brown, 85, of Supply passed away peacefully Friday, October 20, 2017 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Mrs. Brown was born in Brunswick County December 20, 1931 and was daughter of the late Richard and Dora Dilsaver Holden. She and her husband Linwood Brown owned and operated Carolina Hardware Plumbing and Electric of Shallotte for many years. She was a member of Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Bolivia.

She is survived by her husband of 66 years, Linwood Brown of Supply; her son Michael Brown and wife Sandra of Supply; granddaughter, Rebecca Brown of Leland; grandson, Charles Brown and wife Heather of South Carolina; great grandchildren, Jeremy Inman and Adrienne Bryant of Leland, Schandle Brown of South Carolina; great great grandson, Carter Inman of Whiteville; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at eleven o'clock in the morning at Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Bolivia with Reverend Anthony Clemmons officiating. Burial will follow in the Georgetown-Holden Cemetery in Supply.

Pallbearers will be Tom Parker, Ron McPherson, Cheryl Moczulski, Stanley J. Moczulski, Larry Sellers, and Richard Crabtree.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church.

You may offer online condolences at

White Funeral and Cremation Service, Supply Chapel 754-6848