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Mary Stella Hipps Brown
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Birth: Feb. 20, 1920
Henderson County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 11, 2009
Henderson County
North Carolina, USA

Mrs. Mary Stella Hipps Brown, 89, of Etowah, went to be with the Lord, Friday, Dec. 11, 2009 after a long illness.

She was the daughter of the late Johnnie and Santa Eliza Thompson Hipps of Henderson County. She was also preceded in death by three brothers, Herman, Robert and Henry Hipps.

Survivors include her loving husband, Lester John Brown, of the home; one daughter, Velma Brown Rogers and husband Bill of Etowah; three sons, Johnny Mack Brown and wife June of Fletcher, Robert Brown and Joel Brown of Etowah; three sisters, Madeline Kilpatrick of Jennings, Okla., Santa Vada Hargus, of East Flat Rock, and Margaret Huntley, of Brevard; three brothers, Horace Hipps of Hendersonville, Willis Hipps of Brevard, and Phralo Hipps of Nashville, Tenn.; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Graveside services were held Monday, Dec. 14, 2009 at 2 p.m. at Pisgah Gardens with Rev. Brian Henderson officiating.

Mrs. Brown was a member of Etowah Baptist Church, where she enjoyed worshipping with her friends and family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Etowah Baptist Church, Etowah. 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Johnie R Hipp (1894 - 1980)
  Santa Eliza Hipp (1895 - 1963)
 
 Spouse:
  Lester John Brown (1920 - 2011)
 
 Children:
  Joel Kay Brown (1950 - 2015)*
 
 Siblings:
  Herman H Hipp (1918 - 1980)*
  Mary Stella Hipps Brown (1920 - 2009)
  Horace Mitchell Hipp (1921 - 2014)*
  Henry Harold Hipps (1925 - 2006)*
  Edna Madeleine Hipps Kilpatrick (1928 - 2012)*
  Santa Vada Hipps Hargus (1934 - 2012)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Blue Ridge Gardens of Memory Cemetery
Pisgah Forest
Transylvania County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: Past Hunter
Originally Created by: Double L
Record added: Nov 28, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 62252806
Mary Stella <i>Hipps</i> Brown
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Mary Stella <i>Hipps</i> Brown
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Mary Stella <i>Hipps</i> Brown
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Rest in peace. Deepest condolences to the Hipps and Brown families.
- PATTY McFERREN-BLANTON & JR BLANTON
 Added: May. 3, 2012

- john & Lorraine
 Added: Mar. 14, 2011
 
 
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