Sheila Guffey Brown, 73, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on August 5, 2021. She was born on May 18, 1948, in Rutherfordton, N.C., to the late John and Wilma Street Guffey.

Shelia loved God and her church, Broad Street United Methodist Church. She loved to travel, especially on cruises, and enjoyed putting together puzzles and playing cards. She was a friendly lady who never met a stranger. Her family was very important to her, and she especially loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Sheila was preceded in death by her husband, David Brown.

She is survived by her daughter, Dalana Blackwelder (Jody); grandchildren, Milton (Kimi) Turner, Christopher (Lydia) Turner, Tiffany Anderson (Andre), Jody Blackwelder Jr. (Kailee), Louanndra Jenkins (Joe), Anna Taylor (Clayton); and 14 great-grandchildren; aunts, Martha Hipps, Shirley Young (Joe), and Geneva Brackett.

A visitation will be held on Monday, August 9, 2021, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Cavin-Cook Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, August 10, 2021, at 2 p.m. at Broad Street United Methodist Church, Mooresville, N.C., with the Rev. Mike Duncan officiating. Burial will follow at Iredell Memorial Gardens, Statesville, N.C.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Broad Street United Methodist Church, 355 S. Broad Street, Mooresville, NC 28115.

Cavin-Cook Funeral Home & Crematory, Mooresville, is serving the Brown family. Condolences may be made to the family at

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