Evareen Whitfield Brown, 81, of Banks County, died Wednesday, May 28, 2008, at The Oaks at Limestone Nursing Facility.
She was born in Banks County on July 14, 1926, the daughter of the late Joseph and Mae Stowe Whitfield and was a member of Leatherwood Baptist Church. She was a homemaker. Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her husband, Tom Brown Sr.; and a son, Johnny Brown Sr.
Survivors include a daughter, Martha Samples, Commerce, and Jeannette Smith, Gainesville; sons and daughters-in-law, Tommy Brown Jr. and Karen Brown, Lithia Springs, and Cliff and Marsha Brown, Euharlee; sisters and brother-in-law, Lois Savage, South Georgia, Linda and Lilburn Newsome, Baldwin, Margie Lou Broome, Homer; brother, Harold Whitfield, Clarkesville; ten grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Saturday, May 31, at Whitfield Funeral Home with Dr. Kenneth Franklin and the Rev. Mike Mayfield officiating. Burial was in the Cross Roads Baptist Church cemetery.
Whitfield Funeral Home, South Chapel, Baldwin, was in charge of arrangements.