Shirley M. Brown of Riverhead died July 1 at Good Shepherd Hospice in Port Jefferson. She was 74.
She was born Sept. 26, 1941, in Aurora N.C. to Mary (Moore) and Redmon Brown.
Ms. Brown worked as a custodian at Riverhead County Center.
Predeceased by her daughter, Cotamay; Ms. Brown is survived by her son, Dayshorn White of Riverhead; her daughters Melissa White of North Carolina, Patricia Joyner of Pennsylvania, Shevagene Perry of South Carolina; her brother, Charlie Brown of Southampton; her sisters, Emma Jennings of South Carolina, Marie Thomas of Amityiville, Rachel Freeman of Riverhead and Minerva Mitchnet of Florida and five grandchildren.
The family will receive visitors Saturday, July 4, from 10 to 11 a.m. at Reginald H. Tuthill Funeral home, where a funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Interment will take place at Riverhead Cemetery.