Estelle Sears Brown

July 12, 1924 - March 13, 2009
Estelle Sears Brown

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Estelle S. Brown, 84, of Hampstead, NC passed away March 13, 2009 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

She was preceded in death by a son Bradford Otis Brown.

Estelle is survived by her husband of 63 years, B. Otis Brown of the home, daughter Roxanne P. Saunders and husband Joseph N. Saunders, III, grandchildren Vivian Marcilena Perry and Gaetan Joel Perry, step grandchildren Phillip, Tyrone and Tamara Saunders, sister Emma Sears, of Fairhaven, NJ, nieces Una Edmead, of Hartford, CT, Iris Sears and Diane Sears, of Fairhaven, NJ, and Betty Ann Riley, of Los Angeles, CA, nephews John Austin Sears, of Fairhaven, NJ and Benjamin Daniels, of Michigan and a host of great nieces and great nephews, extended family and friends.

She was an active member of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, a volunteer at the New Hanover Hospitality House and an active Topsail Greens Crafter.

Memorial service will be 11:00 AM, Saturday, March 21, 2009 at Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 107 Deerfield Drive in Hampstead.

A special thanks to Lower Cape Fear Hospice especially caregivers Betty, Cindy, Missy, Luwanda and Hope.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 107 Deerfield Drive, Hampstead, NC 28443

Online condolences may be sent to

Wilmington Burial and Cremation Service, 1535 S 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099

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  • March 16, 2009
    Jennifer Saunders says:
    Our condolences to the whole family. We loved Ma, she was always such a sweet and caring person to me and the girls. We have another angel looking over us now.

  • March 16, 2009
    Janice Caesar & Kyle says:
    Roxann & Joey My prayers and sympathy are with you and your family. May your Mother rest in peace. Aunt Janice and Kyle