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Gary Paul Brown
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Obituary for Gary Paul Brown

Mr. Gary Paul Brown, age 67 of Hays passed away Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at his home.

Memorial services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, October 20, 2017 at the First United Methodist Church of North Wilkesboro with Dr. Terry L. Matthews officiating. Inurnment with Military Honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1142 Honor Guard will follow at the Church Columbarium. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the Faith Center.

Mr. Brown was born March 6, 1950 in Mecklenburg County to Paul Wilbur and Irene Sweitzer Brown. He graduated from South Mecklenburg High School and attended Central Piedmont Community College, and served a total of 27 years in the United States Army. He attended the University of South Carolina in Columbia and received numerous awards and decorations in the military and worked 10 years in Joint Communications Management Office, retiring as the JCMO Program Manager.

He was preceded in death by parents.

He is survived by his wife; Pauline May Hopkins Brown of the home, daughter; Christine Brown and son; Stephen P. Brown both of Hays, four grandchildren; Troy Gibson of Hays, Ciera Rosenbery, Jodilyn Brown and Alexandria Brown all of Ruskin, FL., one sister; Karen Greer and husband Michael of Mt. Holly.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the First United Methodist Church of North Wilkesboro, PO Box 1145, North Wilkesboro, NC 28659 or Kindred Gentiva Hospice Foundation, 3350 Riverwood Parkway, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA 30339.

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2:00 PM
First United Methodist Church

401 6th Street
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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First United Methodist Church of North Wilkesboro

PO Box 1145
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659

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