OBITUARY

Faye Ellen Sims Brown

May 5, 1929April 6, 2019
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Faye Ellen Sims Brown, 89, passed away peacefully from natural causes, Saturday, April 6, 2019. Faye was born in Birmingham Alabama in 1929.

She was predeceased by her husband, Neil V. Brown; mother, Flora Morgan Sims and father, William Lois Sims; sister, Norma Withington; and granddaughter, Sara Wisniewski.

For much of her early life Faye was a military wife, living at times in Germany and many states in the U.S. Once settled in Florida she went to work for the Hillsborough County School System in the Migrant Education Program, from which she retired in 1994.

Faye loved to travel, bowl, clog, read, do crossword puzzles, sew, knit, crochet and other needlework crafts. Over the years she made many clothes, sweaters, afghans, ponchos, and Christmas tree ornaments for family and friends.

Faye is survived by her sisters, Wilda (Billie) Ebanks, of Northport Florida and Martha Sims of Jefferson Georgia; daughters, Linda Brown Floege (Jim), Sharon Brown Freel-Quina, and Nancy Brown Gaddis (Warren); and son, David N. Brown (Helen). She is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank Angels Senior Living, South Tampa, for the care they provided our mother.

Faye will be greatly missed by all who loved her.

  • FAMILY

  • Faye is survived by her sisters, Wilda (Billie) Ebanks, of Northport Florida and Martha Sims of Jefferson Georgia; daughters, Linda Brown Floege (Jim), Sharon Brown Freel-Quina, and Nancy Brown Gaddis (Warren); and son, David N. Brown (Helen). She is also survived by 6 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren.

Services

  • Gathering Wednesday, April 17, 2019
  • Memorial Service Wednesday, April 17, 2019
REMEMBERING

Faye Ellen Sims Brown

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Erin O’Bryen

April 9, 2019

I have so many memories of my dear cousin Faye. Most of all, I’ll remember her warm, rich voice, which always spoke the truth to me with kindness and humor.

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