Johanna Staton Brown

June 23, 1930 - March 5, 2014

06/23/1930 - 03/05/2014

Past Services

Sunday March 09, 2014
2:00 pm

Additional Information:

Dr. Allen Cherry will be officiating the service.

Johanna Staton Brown passed in peace on Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at the age of 83 in Savannah, GA. A native of Halifax County and born to the late Ruth and Harvey Staton. Johanna was a well-traveled soul. She lived half her life in Mexico, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Thailand.

Mother of Amy Botti (husband, Ben Botti), Andy Brown (wife, Nancy Brown), Connie Brown and Michael Brown, Johanna is also survived by four grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Her sisters, Pat Winslow and Trudy Speight, continue to live in their hometown of Scotland Neck, NC. Her husband, Dick Brown, preceded her in death in 2008.

Johanna enjoyed quilting, reading, mahjong and worked as a bank teller in Florida for many years. She suffered and ultimately succumbed to Alzheimer’s disease.

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4 years ago

Nana, missing you and Pop this holiday season. Prayers that you’re at peace.

5 years ago

Not sure my post made it. But Nana you were one of a kind and I miss you! Hope you’re enjoying Heaven and can’t wait to see you there! Your endless patience and grace was appreciated! You are amazing! RIP!

5 years ago

Nana, you are amazing! I hope you’re enjoying Heaven and I can’t wait to see you up there! I’ll never forget the day you waited so patiently for me while I went to Discovery Cove. Thank you for your endless love and grace. You’re forever missed! RIP!