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 Margaret “Peggy” <I>Yates</I> Brown

Margaret “Peggy” Yates Brown

Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Death 28 Apr 2012 (aged 87)
Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
Plot Section:31 Lot:40 Grave:6
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Margaret Yates Brown, 87, of Burlington NC passed away peacefully, surrounded by family after a sudden and brief illness April 28, 2012.

Following a private interment service, there will be a memorial service at 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 2, 2012 at Starmount Presbyterian Church with John L. Odum officiating.

Margaret was the daughter of the late Charles and Louise Colhoun Yates of Greensboro North Carolina. Peggy attended Army Cadet Nurse training in Nashville, Tennessee and Woman's College (UNCG) in Greensboro, NC. She was involved in the Greensboro Lecture League and Historical Preservation Society. She enjoyed sewing, knitting, gardening, her Starmount church circle and lunches with the Red Hat society.

Peggy was a resident of Greensboro, NC until 1996 when she moved to the Twin Lakes community in Burlington. She was a member of Starmount Presbyterian Church in Greensboro. Peggy spent the last three years at Twin Lake's Memory Care Unit and was blessed with a loving extended family of staff and residents.

Peggy was preceded in death by her husband Roy Burgwyn Brown; sister, Elizabeth King; brother, Charles Yates; and sister Nancy McAmis. She is survived by her loving family: sons and daughters-in-law, Roy and Sharon Brown of Greensboro, NC, Fred and Jeanine Brown of Durham, NC and son Jim Brown of Kernersville, NC. She is also survived by her sister Jean Fuquay of Orange City, FL, and brother and sister-in-law, Dan and Barbara Yates of Charlotte, NC.

The family will receive friends following the service at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Starmount Presbyterian Church, 3501 West Market Street Greensboro, NC 27403, or to the charity of one's choice in Peggy's memory.

Hanes Lineberry N. Elm Chapel is assisting the Brown family. Online condolences may be made at




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  • Find A Grave Memorial 100046937
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Margaret “Peggy” Yates Brown (3 Sep 1924–28 Apr 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100046937, citing Green Hill Cemetery, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Brad (contributor 47437321) .