|Birth: ||Nov. 30, 1899|
|Death: ||Jan. 14, 1996|
Nellie Brown was born Nov. 30, 1899 about 16 miles from Live Oak, Florida in Wilmarth, Florida which was located near the Falmouth area of today.She was the daughter of William Henry Brown and Minnie Dees Brown. She married Caleb B Brown and they had three children, Elsie, Lamar and R. A. Brown. Her second husband was George Albert Wise and they had two children, Albert and Frankie. After his death, she married Charles Winton. She lived most of her life in Branford, Suwannee County, Florida. She was married three times and widowed twice.
Miss. Nellie, as she was known in Branford, worked most of her life. She was still working at the age of 86 at the Variety Drug Store in Branford for $20.00 a week. Her Grandchildren talked her into retiring and they supplemented her income the rest of her life.
Nellie was survived by her two sons R.A. Brown and Frankie Wise, 9 Grandchildren, 15 Great Grandchildren and 19 Great Great Grandchildren.
Her son Albert, age 4, died in 1938 from a snake bite when he reached under the doorsteps to get a ball.Her daughter Elsie who married Hardy Bruce Barwick, Sr. died in childbirth in 1945. Her son Lamar died in 1984.
She was a remarkable lady.
She died Jan 14, 1996 at the age of 96. Graveside services were held Jan. 17, 1996 at Oak Grove Cemetery, Branford, Florida. Services were conducted by her son in law, Minister Hardy Bruce Barwick, Sr.
Thank you to James Seidelman for restoring the two individual photos of Grandmother.
Thank You to Lovana Braden D'Arpini for her kindness and love in sponsoring this memorial of my husband's Grandmother Nellie Brown Wise Winton.
Elsie Mae Brown Barwick (1918 - 1945)*
Oak Grove Memorial Cemetery
Maintained by: Delita
Originally Created by: Alton & Loudonia
Record added: Nov 04, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 31135928