Paul Cecil Brown, 79, of Hays, passed away Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, at Wake Forest Baptist Health-Wilkes Medical. Mr. Brown was born Feb. 12, 1942, in Wilkes County to Cyrus and Tenny Brown. Paul was employed with American Drew for 50 years and a member at Dehart Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Bobby Brown; and brother-in-law, Roger Perry.
Surviving is his wife, Rita Elledge Brown of Hays; son, Timothy Paul Brown and spouse, Rosa, of Elkin; daughter, Nicole Brown Roe and spouse, Steven, of Hays; grandchildren, Derrick Brown, Christa Holman and spouse, Shannon, Jordan Brown, Joshua Walker and Shea Walker all of Hays; brothers, Ray Brown, Wade Brown and spouse, Ellen, all of Hays; sisters, Edith Perry and spouse, Jesse, Kathy Perry all of Hays; sister-in-law, Margie Brown of Hays; and 13 great-grandchildren.
A private graveside service will be held for immediate family only with Rev. Bruce Rhoades officiating. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn., 38105-9956. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be made to www.miller