Martha Oma Brown, 72, of Mooresville, N.C., passed away on August 18, 2022. She was born on April 14, 1950, in Rome, Ga., to the late William and Ellen Sherman Brown.

Martha enjoyed her career as a teacher. She taught second grade in Ridge Spring, S.C., for 12 years before moving back to the Mooresville area, where she taught for 25 years at Brawley Middle School and Lakeshore Middle School. Martha taught Language Arts and Social Studies. She also served as the sponsor of the Jr. Beta Club at both schools. Martha was a planner and a leader who served on many committees at the schools where she taught. She was an avid reader who enjoyed crewel, watching tennis and cooking shows. Martha was an active member of Acts/Lettie Beatty Circle at Prospect Presbyterian Church. She was a collector of many things, including Precious Moments figurines. She was deeply loved by her family and will be greatly missed.

In addition to her parents, Martha was preceded in death by sisters, Dorothy Marlowe and Cheryl Edwards; and brother-in-law, George Edwards.

She is survived by her sister, Constance Brown; brother-in-law Delane Marlowe; nephews and nieces, Greg Marlowe (Tammy) Alicia Burris (Baxter), David Marlowe (Chris), Susan Danna (Paul), and Scott Edwards (Jill); great-nephews and nieces, Lane Marlowe (Rachel), Jake Marlowe (Fiance, Jana), Katheryn Houser Burris, Chloe Edwards and Tyler Marlowe (Amber), and Zach Marlowe; great-great nieces, Madison Marlowe, Reese Marlowe, and Addison Marlowe; and special friend, Mary Lois Cook Oglethorpe (Terry).

A Graveside Service will held at 11 a.m. on Thursday, August 25, 2022, at Prospect Presbyterian Church Cemetery with the Rev. Will Gipe officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Prospect Presbyterian Church, 9425 W NC HWY 152, Mooresville, NC 28115 or Novant Health Hospice and Palliative Care, 200 Hawthorne Lane, Charlotte, NC 28204.

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

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