Patricia Burton Brown

April 28, 1941 - May 8, 2023
Patricia Burton Brown

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Patricia Burton Brown, age 82 lifelong resident of Wilmington, NC passed away Monday, May 8, 2023 at her home.

Pat was born in Wilmington on April 28, 1941 to the late Raymond Floyd Burton, Sr. and Virginia Mintz Burton. She was the preceded in death by her loving husband Retired Battalion Chief, Luther George Brown,  her son, Mark Luther Brown; two brothers, Clayton “Buddy” Burton and William “Billy” Burton, both retired Wilmington City Fire and Rescue.

Pat is survived by her sister, Carolyn Burton Flowers, and brother Raymond “Mike” Burton; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

Pat was the eldest of six children. She enjoyed working in her Grandfather Mintz garden and her Grandmother Mintz who had the most beautiful Victory Garden. Pat was blessed with a wonderful extended family. Her mama’s brothers, Uncle Morris and Dave Mintz; and her Aunt Myrtle Mintz Barnhill. As well as her Uncles Sam and John Burton and her Grandfather Walter Burton. Pat’s childhood minister Gordon O. Redd taught her her much about her Advent Christian faith.

Pat delighted in gardening. Her yard was filled with Azaleas, Daffodils, Impatiens, Wisteria, Roses and Cherry Trees. She was  a Registered Nurse at New Hanover Regional Medical Center for many years until her retirement.

The Love of her Life was her husband Retired Battalion Chief, Luther George Brown who recently passed away on April 2, 2023. They met in the summer of her 8th grade. They were inseparable and were married for 62 years.

Visitation will start at 10 am Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will start at 11 am led by Rev. Sam Hill. Burial will be in Oleander Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Sammy Flowers, Clayton Murrell, Cody Murrell, Randy Burton and Maurice Rivenbark.

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