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Mayea Viola Browne
Sunrise: May 4, 1925
Sunset: April 17, 2014

On behalf of the Browne, Nelson, Johnson and Gibson families, we regret to announce the home going of our beloved mother, grandmother, great grandmother, great-great grandmother, aunt, cousin, respected stateswoman, and friend, Mayea Viola Browne.  This sad event occurred on Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Levine & Dickson Hospice House in Charlotte, North Carolina.  She was predeceased by her husband Edwin Thomas Browne, Sr.  Deola, as she was affectionately called, is survived by her six children Eric T. Browne, Constance B. Haines, Busline Browne-Kromah, Edwin T.  Browne, Jr., Willie V. Browne and Cornelia G. Watson, her sister Lucretia Gibson Goe,  loving stepchildren, numerous grand and great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends in both the United States and Liberia. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Wake Keeping (Friday, May 2, 2014, 7-9pm)
Grier Funeral Home
115 John McCarroll Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28216
(704) 332-7109

Funeral Service (Saturday, May 3, 2014, 10am-12pm)
Greater Bethel AME Church
5232 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28215
(980) 949-6576

Forest Lawn West Cemetery
4601 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
(704) 395-0055

Plaza United Methodist Church
5600 The Plaza
Charlotte, NC 28215

Contact Information
Eric T. Browne, (404) 871-8115
Constance B. Haines, (704) 619-8590
Busline Browne-Kromah, (704) 281-8522
Edwin T. Browne, (980) 254-7071
Willie V. Browne, (704) 763-1550
Cornelia G. Watson, (704) 394-5433

 Hotels Accommodations:   (Ask for the Browne Funeral Rate)
1.  Hampton Inn ($94), 2731 Little Rock Road, Charlotte, NC 28214, (704) 394-6455, reserve by Mon. 4/28/14
2.  Courtyard ($89), 2700 Little Rock Road, Charlotte, NC 28214, (704) 319-9900
3.  Quality Inn ($55), 3100 Queen City Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208, (704) 393-5306