Patricia Brown Naylor

07/13/1934 - 04/28/2023


Obituary For Patricia Brown Naylor

Patricia “Pat” Brown Naylor, of Horse Shoe, NC, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her family, on Friday, April 28, 2023 at the age of 88.

Pat was born on Friday, July 13, 1934, in Newton Falls, OH to the late John J. Brown and Ruth W. Brown. Pat is also preceded in death by her sister, Eleanor Yost of Cortland, OH.

Prior to retiring to Horse Shoe, NC, Pat lived in Warren, OH where she worked for Packard Electric as a Wire Harness Assembler. She was an active member of the Order of the Eastern Star while living in Ohio. Pat became a member of Horse Shoe Community Church after moving to Horse Shoe. In addition to attending church, Pat loved cooking and baking for her family, loving any animal there was, as well as crocheting.

Left to cherish Pat’s memory are her husband of 25 years, Richard “Dick” E. Naylor; daughters, Sandra Lemke (Greg) of Horse Shoe, NC, Karen St. Clair of Hendersonville, NC, and Jennifer Hillyer of Greenville, SC; grandchildren, Elizabeth Hutton (Jason) of Shoreview, MN, Nicole Forte (Ken) of Inman, SC, Jess Hillyer of Wilmington, NC, and Sarah Hillyer of Mills River, NC; sister, Cathy McFadden of Melbourne, FL; and brother-in-law, Roger Yost of Warren, OH. Pat is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and the children and grandchildren of Richard Naylor as well as many special friends.

A memorial service and celebration of life will be held at the Horse Shoe Community Church, 3 Banner Farm Rd., Horse Shoe, NC on Saturday, June 3, 2023 at 2PM with Pastor Bill Carpenter and Pastor Jim Dean officiating. The family requests that guests wear “a bit of pink” to honor Pat since it was her favorite color.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Pat’s memory to the Alzheimer’s Association, Four Seasons Hospice, Horse Shoe Community Church, or an animal shelter of your choice.

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  • 05/03/2023

    My heartfelt condolences on the loss of your lovely mom. ... May you find peace and comfort in knowing your mom touched so many lives. ... My fond memories are the afternoons sitting in her kitchen, watching her bird feeders and enjoying conversation with Pat & Dick .... lovely couple

  • 05/03/2023

    May God welcome Patricia with open arms into the kingdom of heaven and grant peace to her loving family here on Earth.

  • 05/02/2023

    Our most sincere condolences for your loss. May God bring all of you peace and comfort.

  • 05/02/2023

    It is with much love and appreciation of the joyful years that Pat created for her family and for all of us who were so fortunate to know and love her. Our condolences for the family's loss and we share sadness of her passing from this life. She is now in God's loving care.

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