Dorothy Brown

February 1, 1929April 8, 2019

Dorothy Mae Brown, 90, of Charleston, passed away Monday April 8, 2019, in Charleston, SC. She was born February 1, 1929 in Naples, Florida.

She was a homemaker known to her family as an amazing cook. Dorothy was a talented crafter who loved to do ceramics, painting, and coloring. She was a mighty prayer warrior and was loved by her family and all the people who came to know her.

Dorothy is survived by three daughters, Pamela Giordano, Sharon Brown, and Sheila (Herb) Kennedy, five grandchildren, Traci (Tom) McAlister, Heather Giordano, Benjamin (Jennifer) Brown, Tiffany (Jeremy) Medlin, and Joshua (Alisha) Kennedy, also surviving are her 12 great-grandchildren, Miranda, Abigail, Gabriel, Lucas, Bethani, Audrey, Enden, London, Sullivan, Michael, Annalee, and Cash.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Allen Wreden Brown, and her parents, Johnnie Hoats and Ruby Ritter Hoats.

A memorial service will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm in the Chapel at Carolina Memorial Funeral Home, 7113 Rivers Avenue, in North Charleston. Inurnment will follow in Carolina Memorial Park. Following the inurnment a small reception will be held at 4:00 pm at Calvary Lutheran Church, (West Ashley) 1400 Manor Blvd. Charleston, SC. Cremation Rites have been accorded by Palmetto Cremation Society.

In lieu of flowers, please make memorial contributions to : Lutheran Hospice, 1885 Rifle Range Road, Suite 46, Mount Pleasant, SC 29446 .

Carolina Memorial Funeral Home and Park, (843) 797-2222


  • Memorial Service Friday, April 12, 2019
  • Reception Friday, April 12, 2019

Dorothy Brown

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Lynette Sewell

April 11, 2019

What fond memories I have of Aunt Pee Wee and all of your family. The times I spent in your home each summer as a child were the best. And the visits as an adult were very special. My love and prayers are with each of you during this time and always. My love to you all. Lynette