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Gordon Funeral Home Of Mt. Pleasant
Wednesday October 7th, 2015
5:00pm - 7:00pm

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Barbara Lee Brown

Barbara Lee Cunningham Brown, 75 of Concord, passed away Saturday, October 3, 2015 surrounded by her family. The Brown family will receive friends from 5-7pm Wednesday, October 7, at Gordon Funeral Home of Mt. Pleasant, 8559 Cook St., Mt. Pleasant. Memorial service will be private. Mrs. Brown was born August 23, 1940 in Given, WV, daughter of the late LeRoy Cunningham, Olive Parsons Cunningham Ely and Donald Ely. As a young lady, Barbara was active in many clubs while she pursued her passion for dance. She went on to become a professional dancer. She attended Marshall University until marrying and beginning her family. She traveled extensively and loved to cook. She was a retired legal assistant with National Gypsum. Her greatest joy was her grandchildren, Malissa Luther, Brittany Fisher, Josh Mullins, Greyson Allen, Laura Beasley, Jake Beasley, Reese Coble and Race Coble. In addition to her grandchildren she is survived by her husband Charles Brown, son Richard Allen and wife Shawn of Mint Hill, daughters, Angela Smith and husband Doc, Deanna Allen and Beth Hershberger all of Concord, and Laura Coble and husband Garrett, of Indian Trail, brother, Doug Cunningham and wife Cathy of Florida. Memorials may be directed to St. Jude Children Research, 6000 Fairview Rd #305, Charlotte, NC 28210 or Community Home Care & Hospice, 120 N Main St, Troy, NC 27371.

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My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of loss of your lovely wife, sister, mother and grandmother. May God bless you and hold your memories together as a wonderful family to keep you strong together.

Annette R. Abernathy Oct 6 2015 12:00 AM

Ms. Flo.Taylor Oct 6 2015 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Brown

Ms. Flo.Taylor Oct 6 2015 12:00 AM

Sincere Condolences To The Brown Family, Grief can be so hard, at such a sad time, but our special memories of our love one help us cope. Also the love of family and friends can help carry you through grief. With Peace, Kindness and Comfort,

Ms. Flo.Taylor Oct 6 2015 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with all family. I worked with Barbara when I was transferred from Dallas National Gypsum to Charlotte Law Dept. She was always sharing family news and I knew of her great love of the grandchildren. We kiddingly referred to her as "breathless Barb". I know all will miss her. God Bless, Elaine Beck (Becky)

Elaine Beck Oct 6 2015 12:00 AM

Cousin by marriage, friends for life. Barbara was a special and beautiful person and I will always remember our time together. Although we didn't spend lots of time with each other, each moment was special. I was really happy to see and talk to her at MaMa Parsons' funeral. I'm sending my deepest sympathy, love and prayers for the family.

Anna Newcomb Oct 6 2015 12:00 AM

To Charlie, Richard, Angela, Deanna, Beth, Laura, Doug and all the grandkids -- Words can't express how saddened we were to hear the news about Barbara. As all of you know, she and I worked together for a lot of years at National Gypsum. I remember much about Barbara and have missed her ever since she retired. I always admired her strong work ethic and ability to take on and handle just about any task; she was a huge help to me and our department, both in HR and in the Law Department. Mostly, I remember her dedication to all of you and her love of family. She talked about Richard and "her girls" all the time and was so proud of all of you. Charlie - you were a lucky guy to have Barbara by your side for all these years and I know she truly cherished your marriage and companionship. I know all of you will miss her terribly, as will all of us here at National Gypsum who had the privilege and honor of knowing and working with her. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Sam Schiffman

Sam Schiffman Oct 6 2015 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with all of my family members. I love my Aunt Bobbie and I will miss her smiling face and all the encouragement she always gave me. I love you all so very much! Michelle

Michelle Cunningham Workman Oct 5 2015 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Barbara Brown

Michelle Cunningham Workman Oct 5 2015 12:00 AM

Deanna, Julie and I are sending our prayers to you in this special time of need. We are sorry to hear about the passing of your Mother. Love and miss you!!

Julie Janicki and Bob Bettinger Oct 5 2015 12:00 AM

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