Elza Lewis Brown, 78, of Harmony, N.C., passed away on Monday, April 27, 2020, at Rosewood Assisted Living after a brief illness. He was born on Thursday, July 3, 1941, in Iredell County.
He was the son of the late William Attley Brown and Sina Mae Tutterow Brown. He was of the Baptist Faith.
In addition to his parents, Elza was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Mae Johnson Brown; one brother, Harold Brown; and three sisters, Lottie Renegar, Lola Wooten and Mandie Spann.
Elza is survived by three sons, Craig Brown of Harmony, Dennis Brown of Statesville and Wayne Brown (Lisa) of Harmony; two daughters, Jessie McDaniel (Michael) of Mocksville and Tracie Waugh of Statesville; one brother, Kuley Brown (Karen) of Harmony; seven grandchildren; and thirteen great grandchildren.
A Private Graveside Service will be conducted Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Zion Baptist Church Cemetery. The Rev. Mitchell Rash will officiate. There will be no formal visitation.
Memorials may be given to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, Cancer Research Institute, 29 Broadway, Floor 4, New York, NY 10006, or to the Victory Junction Camp, 4500 Adams Way, Randleman, NC 27317.
Chapman Funeral Home is serving the family.