Donna Brown

July 2, 1952 - January 19, 2008
Donna Brown

“Downtown” Donna Brown Born in Durham, NC, July 2, 1952. Her family moved to the Wilmington area in 1960. Donna graduated from New Hanover High School in 1970. She worked for Bank Of America beginning in 1983 and was Vice President of Sales And Marketing.

Donna leaves behind her sisters, Deborah D. Brown, her twin of Wilmington and Mary Brown Miller and husband Howard Miller of Hampstead, niece Amanda Ridenhour and husband Darryl Hughes of Wilmington. Nephews Charles “Clif” Ridenhour and wife Jamie Ridenhour of Rock Hill, SC, Tyler and Kyle Miller and Mattix Ridenhour-Hughes.

Donna lost her battle with Cancer on January 19, 2008. She was a ray of sunlight to all who knew her and to know her was to love her. She will be missed tremendously by friends and family but also treasured and remembered for being the best twin a sister could ever pray for!

A Celebration of Donna’s life will be 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 26, 2008 at Peace Baptist Church located at 320 Military Cut-off Road with a reception following the service at Plantation Landing Clubhouse at 342 Gaskins Drive.

In lieu of flowers, Donna has requested memorial contributions to the Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter, 2222 S. 17th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401. A quote from Donna “Flowers die, money can assist the dying”.

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  • January 25, 2008
    Anne (Watson) Martin says:
    Debbie, I cannot tell you how shocked I was when I saw this. Sheilah Harrell forwarded it to me by email. You both have been in my thoughts many many times over the years. I have shared some of our memories with my own children, and each time I say "Sea & Ski", I can't help but smile. I have missed the two of you so much. Please know that I cherish those memories and hope that all goes well for you. I am including my email address so that at another time, you can "talk" to me. I love you guys!! Anne

  • January 25, 2008
    Nadene Wilkins says:
    You know I've always loved you both. I've laughed with you and cried with you, also. I just don't consider you "Ol Friends", I consider you family, because your Mom (Dot Dot) to me was not a blood sister, but a love sister that I never had. Donna is now in Heaven with her Mom and all of us can go there one day to be with her again. I love you, Debbie Love, Nadene

  • January 25, 2008
    Bill Ellegood says:
    Donna was a great person. She helped me out when I was having hard times with money. I will always rember her for all that help.

  • January 24, 2008
    Marj Jurek says:
    I knew Donna from speaking with her on the phone, through our Bank of America connection. I have not talked to her in a very long time, but never forgot her zest for life and the joy she always carried with her. My deepest sympathy to her sisters and family.

  • January 24, 2008
    Marie Thomas, Terry Ellis says:
    Debbie and Family, In this difficult and heartbreaking time for you & your family Terry & I wanted to let you know you are in our thoughts & prayers. Without a doubt in my mind she had to be like you. Loved by everyone she came in contact with. Love In Christ Marie Thomas Terry (Ellis) Batson CCB (Vault)