Alice Marie Bost Brown

June 23, 1922 - March 24, 2012
Alice Marie Bost Brown


Alice Marie Brown, 89, of Wilmington, NC, passed away peacefully with her daughters by her side on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

She was born in New Hanover Co., NC on June 23, 1922, the daughter of the late Joseph and Beta Starr Bost. She was preceded in death by two brothers, Herbert and Gene Bost.

Marie was a life long member of St. Matthews Lutheran Church and she loved her church and church family. She worked at Belks for 43 years in the Men’s Department.

Marie is survived by two daughters, Janet Somersett and grandson, Joseph Somersett of the home and Judy Brinson ( Gabe) ; sister-in-laws, Lucy and Virginia Bost; grandchildren, Sharon Wells (Brent), Joseph Somersett, Lori Kent (Frank), Jeffrey Somersett, and Jennifer Brinson; great grandchildren, Jeremy Wells, Tara Martin (Travis), Corey Somersett, Casey Kent, Chris Somersett and Carson Kent; nieces and nephew, Debra, Becky, Teresa, and Graham.

The family will receive friends from 2:00 – 3:00 pm on Friday, March 30, 2012 at .St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 612 S. College Rd., Wilmington, NC with a memorial service beginning at 3:00 pm. Officiating will be Pastor Dale Kemppainen and Pastor Samuel Zumwalt.

Our many thanks for your prayers and help while mother was so sick. Hospice was like a band of angles taking care of Mama and our family. She will be missed by her family and all her many friends.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401 or to the New Hanover Humane Society, 2405 N. 23rd Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.

Please share memories and condolences with the family by clicking on the “Sign Guest Book” tab above.

Wlmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


Purchase Flowers

Tribute Wall

Please feel free to sign the guestbook or share a memory



Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


  • March 27, 2012
    Trent,Kim and Trevor Newton says:
    I feel so blessed to have known such a wonderful lady.

  • March 29, 2012
    michelle stanley says:
    Sharon and family, i'm so sorry for your loss. All of you are in the thoughts and prayers.