Joy Melody Brown

June 9, 2014


Joy Melody Worley Brown, 48, of Zirconia went to be with the Lord Monday, June 9, 2014 at Memorial Mission Hospital. A native and lifelong resident of Henderson County, she was the daughter of William Decker Walden, Sr. and Hattie Walden of East Flat Rock. Joy was the wife of the late Wade Worley who died in 1998, and was also preceded in death by her baby brother, Rocky Lane Walden. She worked with the Henderson County Public Schools for twelve years. Joy was a member of Maranatha Baptist Church and at times attended Mt. Olivet Baptist Church.

In addition to her mother, survivors include her loving husband, Billy D. Brown, Jr.; a son, Joshua Adam Worley of Zirconia; a daughter, Joy Autumn Worley of Zirconia; two brothers, William Decker Walden, Jr. of Fruitland, Rex Quinton Walden, Sr. of Hendersonville; and a number of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

A funeral will be at 2:00 pm Friday at Maranatha Baptist Church with the Revs. Lewis D. Staton and Billy Lewis officiating. Burial will follow at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Thursday evening at Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

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Tammy Gibson
8 years ago

ìHappy are those who mourn, since they will be comforted (Matthew 5:4)î May God provide you and your family with peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Kayla Maybin
8 years ago

omg i didnt know ms worley died til now she was a great woman n ill miss her dearly.

Alex Mcminn
8 years ago

I am very sorry to hear about your loss. Melody worked at EHHS and everyone who knew her loved her. Chuck & Jewell’s Grandson


Jewell & Chuck Irwin
8 years ago

Our thoughts and condolences are with the entire family, and especially with Billy who we know very well. We are so sorry to hear Melody lost her battle with cancer. May God be with you and bless you and the family.

Kim McMinn Stepp
8 years ago

I went to school with Melody. She was such a sweet person. My prayers are with all the family.

sidney bishop
8 years ago


Donna Pruitt Almaraz
8 years ago

Sorry for your loss–I will keep your family in my prayers.

judy king
8 years ago

Josh and Joy,

So sorry for the loss of your Mother. We will be praying for you.

Don, Judy, and Leah King

Teresa Holbert
8 years ago

I am so sorry for your loss. Melody was a Great Person and will be missed Greatly.