Wilbert Lee Browder, Sr.

September 5, 1937 ~ November 10, 2020 (age 83)

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Our beloved, Wilbert Lee Browder, Sr., departed from this earthly life on Tuesday November 10, 2020 at the Sentara Albemarle Medical Center at the age of 83. 

He will be remembered as being a STRONG pillar in the Newland Township Community as the neighborhood handyman. A true lover of the Westerns will be missed by his loving family. 

Life Celebration Services will take place on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at West Lawn Cemetery, Elizabeth City, NC with Bishop David L. White, Jr., Officiating. A viewing will take place at the funeral home on Friday from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. 

He leaves to cherish his loving memories: loving wife of 64 years, Ernestine Browder of the home; three children, Wilbert Lee Browder, Jr., of Waynesboro, VA, Gary "Crip" Williams of Elizabeth City, NC and Brooks D. Elliott (Angelia) of Ludowic, GA; four grandchildren, Sharondell Proctor (Santina) and Tina Griffin both of Elizabeth City, NC, Brian D. Elliott and Adrien D. Elliott; four great-grandchildren, Cedrionne "Pumpkin" Griffin, Rondell Proctor, Skylar Proctor and Daron Proctor all of Elizabeth City, NC; siblings; special god-daughter, Denesha Coston (Ojay) of Elizabeth City, NC; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. 

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Walk-Through Viewing Only
November 13, 2020

6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Mitchell Funeral Care and Cremations
609 Hull Drive
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

Funeral Service
November 14, 2020

10:00 AM
West Lawn Cemetery
1909 W. Main Street Extended
Elizabeth City, NC 27909

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