Carrie Brown


Mrs. Carrie Jane Brown, 87, of Chincoteague Island, passed away in her home on Oct. 7, 2023.

She was born on Chincoteague Island on May 26, 1936, to the late Robert and Daisey (Jester) Holston.

Jane worked as a nurse for Hartley Hall in Pocomoke City, Md., where she retired. 

She loved to cook and spend time with family, especially the children, making sundaes. She loved to travel with Mike and Bev. Jane was also a member of Union Baptist Church.

Jane is survived by her son, Charles Michael Hardin, of Chincoteague Island; daughter, Lorie Terry (Micheal), of Chincoteague Island; grandchildren, Carrie White (Chris), of Fredericksburg, Brian Wuelzer, of Chincoteague Island, and Justin Terry, of Chincoteague Island; four great-grandchildren; brother, Robert Lee Holston Jr. (Barbara); special friend, Linda Bailey (Gary), of Wallops Island; as well as several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, as well as her husband, William Brown; grandson, Christopher Wuelzer; first husband, Charles Hardin; and sister and brother-in-law Shirley and Harold Quillen.

Visitation will be held Friday, Oct. 13, 2023, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Salyer Funeral Home Inc., Chincoteague Island.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, Oct. 13, 2023, at 2 p.m. at the Salyer Funeral Home, Inc., Chincoteague Island, with Pastor Maurice Enright officiating.

Burial will take place in the Mechanics Cemetery, Chincoteague Island. Flowers will be accepted, or donations may be made to Riverside Hospice, P.O. Box 615, Onley, VA 23418.

Services were entrusted to Salyer Funeral Home, Inc., Chincoteague Island. Online condolences can be given at

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