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Rachel (Shook) Brown

May 18, 1927 ~ April 11, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

            Mrs. Rachel Shook Brown, age 93, of Taylorsville, passed away on Sunday, April 11, 2021 at Catawba Valley Medical Center.

            Rachel was born May 18, 1927 in Alexander County, the daughter of the late Charlie Monroe Shook and Lou Ella Dagenhart Shook.

            She was a homemaker and a member of Sulpher Springs Baptist Church. She loved to travel and she especially enjoyed taking care of her family. She loved her garden also.

            Including her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Clifford Joe Brown; her son, Rex Daniel Brown; her sister, Maybelle Shook Grant; her brothers, Ed, Ernest, Garland, Paul and Clyde Shook.

            Those left to cherish and honor her memory include: her daughter, Helen Brown Carrigan and fiancé, Dennis Barnes, of Taylorsville; her daughter-in-law, Teresa Pennell Brown; her son, Kenneth Larry Brown and wife, Joyce, of Taylorsville; her granddaughter, Taylor Brooke Carrigan and Seth Watts; her grandsons, Joseph Larry Brown, Jonathan Lynn Brown; special nieces, Linda Bowman, Kathleen Looper, Arlene Minton; and many other nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

            A graveside service will be held at 4 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. James Safriet will officiate.

            The body will lie-in-state from 3-6 p.m. Tuesday, April 13, 2021 and also from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at Adams Funeral Home.

            Pallbearers include: Joseph and Jonathan Brown, Jordan Brown, Andy and Will Watts and Dennis Barnes.

            Please follow all Covid-19 guidelines for all services.

            Memorials may be made to: American Heart Association or to Taylorsville Rescue Squad.

            Condolences may be sent to: www.adamsfunerals.com.

            Adams Funeral Home and cremation services are honored to be serving the family of Rachel Shook Brown.

To send flowers to Rachel's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Lie-In-State
Tuesday
April 13, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Adams Funeral Homes
307 Main Avenue Drive
Taylorsville, NC 28681

Lie-In-State
Wednesday
April 14, 2021

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Adams Funeral Homes
307 Main Avenue Drive
Taylorsville, NC 28681

Graveside Service
Wednesday
April 14, 2021

4:00 PM
Sulphur Springs Baptist Church Cemetery

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