Pearl Hoggard Brown

January 7, 1938 - December 7, 2017

01/07/1938 - 12/07/2017

Past Services

Sunday December 10, 2017
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service of Ahoskie
205 NC Highway 42 W
Ahoskie, NC 27910
252-332-3122 | Directions
Monday December 11, 2017
11:00 am
Hillcrest Cemetery
2517 NC Highway 45 N
Colerain, NC 27924

COLERAIN, NC – Pearl Hoggard Brown, age 79, passed away on December 7, 2017 at the Vidant Roanoke Chowan Hospital of Ahoskie, NC.

Mrs. Brown was born on January 7, 1938 to Horace and Sarah Frances Russell in Bertie County, NC. Pearl worked as a nursing assistant for most of her life. She loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. Pearl was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, and friend to many.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by two sons, Robert Earl Conner and William Beecher Conner.

Pearl is survived by her two sons, Billy Hoggard of Harrellsville, NC, Wayne Conner and wife Michelle of Aulander, NC; daughter, Dorothy Earley of Harrellsville, NC; brother, Alvin Russell of Windsor, NC; six granddaughters, Crystal Earley of Ft. Hood, TX, Crystal, Brittney, and Ashley Conner of Aulander, Pam Barnett of Woodruff, SC, and Elizabeth Conner of Sanford, NC; one grandson, John Lamm of Sanford, NC; and her significant other, Wilmer Jones of Murfreesboro, NC.

The family will receive friends on Sunday, December 10, 2017, from 4:00 pm until 6:00 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel, Ahoskie, NC.

A celebration of life graveside funeral service will be held on Monday, December 11, 2017, at 11:00 am at the Hillcrest Cemetery, Colerain, NC.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Brown family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting


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Cynthia stephenson
5 years ago

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends!! Please accept my condolences and prayers for you all!!!

Cynthia stephenson
5 years ago

Cynthia c. Stephenson

Kristal Crow
5 years ago

I love you and miss you, my friend. You were always smiling, and you’re smiling down on all of us now. Condolences to the family, I’m so sorry for your loss.

Faith Streling
5 years ago

Now words are the right one love y’all

Ellen Simmons
5 years ago

No matter when i called and said i am coming to visit all the sudden she was well and we shared plenty of laugh , i will miss her so much. when she ask me to drive ,she say it’s just down the road but after driving over hour – i would ask down the road and she say just down the street 20mins. later. she was something . i will miss her so much but i do have plenty of memories so i am blessed..RIP Teenie

Sacramenta Landrum
5 years ago

To the family and friends of Pearl please accept my deepest condolences. In God’s word the Bible is wonderful promise for the loved ones we have lost in death to be fulfilled very soon by his son Jesus Christ it will give you hope and comfort during this difficult time please read this wonderful promise in your Bible Acts 24:15; John 5: 28,29 and Revelation 21:3,4

Wanda Cowan Mizelle Rogerson
5 years ago

Remembering good memories and praying for comfort for all of you.