August 13, 1928 ~ March 11, 2022
Born in: Buncombe County, NC
Resided in: Asheville, NC
Viann Nettie (Melton) Brown, 93, of Fletcher, died Friday, March 11, 2022 at Universal Health Care, Fletcher.
Born in Buncombe County, she was the wife of the late Paul Brown, to whom she was married 40 years, and the daughter of the late Samuel Logan and Vienna Lola (Bradley) Melton. She was also preceded in death by a son, Homer Claude Brown, and three brothers: Kenneth, Carlson, and Martin Melton.
A member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church, Viann was a child of God and loved her Lord, church, and family. She also enjoyed gardening, sewing and crafts.
Viann is survived by her loving sister and caregiver, Barbara Brooks of Asheville; two grandchildren: Stephanie Nicole Brown Penland (Randy) and Joe Lynn Brown (Sommer); five great-grandchildren: Brittany and Ashley Cutshaw, Elijah Penland, Josiah Paul Brown, and MiKayla (Foster) Watkins; four great-great grandchildren: Caden and Greyson Cutshaw, Nicholas Chiah, and Aria Watkins; a sister-in-law, Maxine Melton; and many nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Thursday, March 17, 2022 at 2:00 PM at Tweed’s Chapel Cemetery with Pastor Jonathan Howell Rogers officiating. Viann will lie in repose from 9 AM until 5 PM Wednesday and again Thursday until 12 PM at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian, where friends may view and sign the guest register.
Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian is assisting the family.
Graveside Service: March 17, 2022 2:00 pm
Tweeds Chapel Cemetery
Cane Creek Road
Fairview, NC 28730