Naomi Ann Brown Florence, 82, of Graham passed away at her residence on Monday, September 7, 2020 at 9:18 p.m.
A native of Alamance County, she was the wife of 66 years to Pastor Aubrey Florence, Sr., who survives and the daughter of Luther Brown and Mildred Sykes Hawkins, both deceased. She was a former manager of an apartment complex and a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband of their home, survivors include two sons, Timothy Lee Florence and wife Mary Ellen of Oak Ridge, NC and Jeremy Alston Florence of Graham; five grandchildren, Audrey Ann Florence, Stacey Florence Hill(Jeffery), Will Florence, John Florence(Kristen) and Corrie Florence; four great-grandchildren, Madison Beckom, Skyler Florence, Little John Florence and Aiden Robinson; sister, Charlotte Copple; and four brothers, Roger Brown, Jerry Brown, Bobby Brown and Cletus Dodson, Jr. She was preceded in death by two sons, Aubrey Alton Florence, Jr. and John Junius Florence; grandson, Aubrey Alton Florence, III and a brother, Neal Brown.
The funeral service will be conducted at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Thursday, September 10, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. by Pastor Aubrey Florence, Sr. and Pastor Ronnie Matthews. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow at Linwood Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to Emmanuel Baptist Church, 480 West Old Glencoe Road, Burlington, NC 27217.
Rich & Thompson Funeral and Cremation Service in Graham is assisting the family.
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