Janice Harvell Brown
August 17, 1931 - October 20, 2012
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|Janice Harvell Brown
Janice Harvell Brown, of Wilmington, departed this life October 20, 2012, to join her beloved husband and best friend, Carl Baxter Brown, Jr., who preceded her in death in 1997.
She was born in Maiden, NC, August 17, 1931, to the late Clyde “Cot” Lester Harvell and Ruby Finger Harvell.
Janice graduated from New Hanover High School in 1949 and attended Women’s College now known as UNC Greensboro. In 1948, she placed first runner up in the Miss North Carolina pageant. The following year, Janice also won Miss Lions Club International in NYC representing Wrightsville Beach Lions Club.
Survivors are Deborah B. Rudisill (Bill), Laura B. Braswell (Ken), Pamela Brown Vinson, Amy Brown North (Clint); eight grandchildren, Carson R. Capps, W. Garrison Rudisill (Sami), George K. Braswell (Ashley), Allison V. Abney (Walker), H. Michael Vinson, Jr., D.C. “Ivey” North,IV, Wiley W. North and Carl D. North and four great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Monday, October 22, 2012, at her home.
A private graveside service will be held at Oakdale Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made in her name to NHRMC Pulmonary Rehabilitation Center.