Doris Mae Brown
November 30, 1940 - October 8, 2020
Doris Mae “Mommy” Brown, age 79, of Middletown, DE, passed away peacefully on Thursday, October 8, 2020.
Born in Harrington, DE on November 30, 1940, she was a daughter of the late Marian (Johnson) Anderson and stepfather, Solomon Anderson. Doris worked as a receptionist for Appoquinimink Social Services. She enjoyed listening to music and could often be found in the kitchen creating a delicious meal. In her spare time, Doris loved taking trips to Virginia Beach. Deep in her faith, she was one of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Above all, Doris will be remembered as a loving mother and grandmother.
In addition to her parents, Doris was preceded in death by her father, Russell Waters, Sr.; and brother, Russell Waters, Jr. She is survived by her husband, John Brown; children, Vaughn Harris of Wilmington, Valerie Harris of Wilmington, Lisa Thornton (John) of Middletown, Sandra Choates (Victor) of Lawrenceville, GA, Tracy Kemp (Kyle) of New Castle, Termell Harris of Newark, Racquel Harris of Middletown and Doris Harris, Jr. of New Castle; siblings, Carolyn Anderson of Milford, Selma Anderson of Felton and Breon Smiley of Atlanta, GA; 25 grandchildren; and 37 great grandchildren.
A visitation for Doris’ family and friends will be held from 2 pm until 3 pm on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 3 pm. Due to state Covid-19 restrictions, the family requests the gathering and memorial service to be limited to Doris M. Brown’s family or by invitation only. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Doris’ memory to Jehovah’s Witnesses Worldwide Work by clicking here.