Billye Robbins Brown, age 90 wife of the late Lee C. Brown of Long Bay Estates, Myrtle Beach passed away Monday, July 30, 2018 at Thrive Assisted Living in Murrells Inlet.
Born in Huntsville, TX, she was the daughter of the late Riley J. and Ethel Wells Robbins. She was a 1944 graduate of Ouachita Parrish High School in Monroe, LA. In 1945, she married Lee C. Brown, Jr. of Statesville, NC and they later moved to New Jersey where Billye was a Pioneer Girls leader and Lee commuted into NY City for J.C. Penney. They retired to Myrtle Beach in 1982 where she was active at First Baptist of Myrtle Beach, W.M.U, Sunday School and Faith and Grow. She was twice the Chairperson of Myrtle Beach Christian Woman’s Club and a member of PEO in both New Jersey and Myrtle Beach. Preceding her in death also is her son, Timothy E. Brown.
Surviving are her son, Lee Brown and wife Susan of East Longmeadeow, MA and Sara Hewitt Brown of Spartanburg, SC(wife of Timothy E. Brown) seven grandchildren and four great grandchildren.
Services will be private.
Memorials may be made to Wounded Warrior Project.
Online guestbook is available at www.burroughsfh.com
Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.
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I will miss Mrs. Billye! I would substitute teach for her Sunday School class for several years and I so enjoyed getting to know her. She had an infectious humor and was always so willing to help lead our discussions. I grew to love Ms. Billye years ago and will always be thankful that I was blessed to know her.
Submitted by Dawn Hanna Hitchcock on Aug 5 2018 12:57:45 PM
Aunt Billye Ann was a real character !! She loved river cruises on the Waccamaw River on Large Marge, hot dog suppers on her back porch at Long Bay Estates, steak night, having her hair done, hand churned ice cream, going to McDonalds for breakfast biscuits, and going to her church...but most of all she loved her family. We will all miss this vibrant ball of fire in our lives. Much love to all the family, Donna Raye Skeen and Daryl Faulkenberry
Submitted by Donna Raye Skeen on Aug 2 2018 08:47:31 PM
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