July 8, 1943 ~ June 29, 2019

Born in: Buncombe Co., NC
Resided in: Candler, NC

Helen Ann Warren Brown, 75, of Candler, NC, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2019.

A native of Buncombe Co., Helen was a daughter of the late Earl Dwight Warren and Mildred Guy Warren. She was also preceded in death by her sons, Ricky Joe Brown and Robert Lee Brown.

Helen retired as office manager of Pearson’s Oil. She loved her family dearly. She especially had a hard time losing two sons, but still managed to be the rock of her family. She was the best cook, and most of the time fed the neighborhood and her children’s friends growing up.

Surviving are her husband of 61 years, Bobby Joe Brown; daughter, Kristi Brown; son, Kevin Brown (Carol); special aunt, Irene Guy; special niece, Eva Farren; and granddog, Buddie.

Graveside services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 2, at Brown’s View Cemetery. Her niece, Eva Farren, and Reverend Billy Clark will officiate.

The family will receive friends in the fellowship hall of Brown’s View Church following the service.

Groce Funeral Home on Patton Avenue is assisting the family.


Graveside Service: July 2, 2019 4:00 pm

Browns View United Methodist Church Cemetery
Beaverdam Loop
Candler, NC 28715


Visitation: July 2, 2019 4:45 pm

Browns View United Methodist Church
3 Brown's View Church Road
Candler, NC 28715


Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home - Patton Ave.
1401 Patton Ave.
Asheville, NC 28806


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  1. Kristi, I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother ♥️ Your Mother was a special woman & a great friend to many. Mother’s are a special gift from God. She will be missed but her memory will live on 🙏🏼

  2. May She Fly Free On Those Angels Wings untill We All Meet Again..Love, Hugs n Prayers for You All.⚘
    Linda Bailey n Family

  3. Bob, Kristi and Kevin- just to let you know that we are thinking about you in this time of heartache. We loved Helen, and will always remember her- she was a precious lady. God bless you, and we’re praying for all of you. Raymond, Leesa, Melanie and family

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