Matthew Noble Brown was born on January 28, 1951 in Elkton, MD to the late Henry and Rev. Olethia Brown. Of this union, he was the sixth of seventeen children. He departed this life on July l6. 2019.
Matthew was affectionately now as "Matt" to his peers at Perry Point. MD, and to his family as "Chocolate Brown" or "Pat Poose" to name a few.
He received Christ at an early age and was baptized in the Baptist Church and learned about the Bible from his mother's teachings. Matthew received his early education in the Cecil County Public School system and graduated from Perryville High School in 1969. Right after high school, Matthew joined the Army. After receiving an Honorable Discharge from the Army, he started working at Dr. Richard in Port Deposit, MD and from there. he worked at Perry Point until his death.
He leaves to cherish his memory children: Mattrina Johnson (Brown). Katrice Adams (Brown). Erick Clood. St. Cloud, MN, Olin Jackson, Port Deposit, MD, Tonisia Brown. Havre de Grace. MD; seven grandchildren; ten siblings: Thomas Brown, Philadelphia, PA. Jerome Lewis, Baltimore, MD, Aaron Brown (Fran), West Chester, PA., Rev. Blane Brown, Sr. (Phyllis) Port Deposit, MD, Blanche Lott (James) Norfolk, VA,. Ruthie Love (Robert) Memphis, TN, IDla Buffalo, Edgewood, MD, Anna Hamilton, Aberdeen, MD, Cora Thomas (Larry), Edgewood, MD. Carl Brown, Atlanta, GA, Roderick Brown, Port Deposit, MD, and Kevin Brown, Edgewood,. MD; a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents Henry and Rev. Olethiaa Brown, four siblings: Kurt. Lydia. Brenton Brown and Ivy Fraction.