The smartest man I ever knew
Earl Triplett Brown
Earl Triplett Brown, 81, passed away at home on July 22, 2008, following a courageous fight against a long illness. He was born April 21, 1927, in Buncombe County, the youngest son of the late David Worth Brown and Mae Triplett Brown Cole. He was also preceded in death by his older brother, Douglas.
He served in the U.S. Navy, and has both a bachelors and doctoral degree from the School of Pharmacy of UNC-Chapel Hill. He taught at UNC and at Haile Selassie University in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, where he met and married his loving wife of 44 years, Marie Sophie Sequeira Brown. He was employed at Cabarrus Memorial Hospital for 25 years.
In addition to his wife, survivors include two daughters, Cynthia and husband, Joe, and Caroline and husband, Curt; two sons, Worth and wife, Kathleen, and Anthony; and an aunt, Sue. Survivors also include six grandchildren, D., A., K., G., K., and C. He will be greatly missed by numerous friends and his colleagues.
A funeral mass will be said at 11 a.m. on Thursday July 24, at St. James the Great Catholic Church, officiated by Father Geiger. The family will receive friends following the service. The burial at St. James the Great Catholic Church Cemetery on Gold Hill Road will be held Friday July 25, at 11 a.m. Memorials appears to be made to St. James Catholic Church, 139 Manor Ave., Concord, NC 28025 or to Hospice & Palliative Care, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.
Posted by: Caroline Brown Source