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Columbus Brown

08/21/1934 – 04/09/2023


Obituary For Columbus Brown

Greetings Metropolitan Family,

Please continue to keep Ms. Mary Johnson and Family lifted in your prayers in the passing of her brother, Mr. Columbus Brown.

Mr. Columbus Brown, 88, of 205 Lane Ridge Dr., Goldsboro, NC, passed away, Sunday, April 9, 2023, at Goldsboro Assisted Living, Goldsboro, NC. Mr. Brown was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob Brown and Emma Brown; seven siblings, Magdeline, Catherine, Mattie, Delores, Camilous, James and Leroy.He leaves to mourn: two daughters, Carolyn Young-Bey (Lawrence), of Goldsboro, NC and Stephanie Captain (Anthony) of Ohio; five grandchildren, Tynika Horne, Latanya Robinson, Maurice Harrison, Addison Captain and Adrienne Captain; one great granddaughter, Trinity Robinson; three great grandsons, Tyon Horne, Jr., Tyren Horne and Diamonte Robinson; one great-great granddaughter, Sky Noelle Horne; two sisters, Evelyn Johnson of Temple Hills, MD and Mary Johnson of Upper Marlboro, MD; one brother, Wesley Brown (Angeline) of Roxboro, NC; one sister-in-law, Marion M. Brown of Wilson, NC; one aunt, Cora Williams of Wilson, NC; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

Final Arrangements:

Arrangements have been entrusted to:

Stevens Funeral Home

1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy., Wilson, NC.

Funeral Service:

Scheduled for 2:00 PM

Saturday, April 15, 2023

Stevens Funeral Home

1820 Martin Luther King Jr. Pkwy.

Wilson, NC.

Pastor Tyon Horne, Sr. will officiate.

Burial with Military Honors:

Eastern Carolina State Veterans

Cemetery164 Long Plants Farm Road

Goldsboro, NC

Monday, April 17, 2023 at 12:00 PM

The family will meet at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Lawrence and Carolyn Young-Bey on Saturday at 1:00 PM in preparation for the funeral procession.

Public Visitation

Friday, April 14, 2023

3:00 PM until 6:00 PM

Stevens Funeral Home

Condolences may be posted to or faxed to 252-991-5849.”Committed to Serve, Committed to Care””God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble.” (Psalm 46:1)

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