Memorial Service to Honor Teresa Martin Brown

Teresa Brown in The Fourth Cross

Sept. 9, 2018 at 3pm

FORT MILL, S.C. - August 27, 2018 - A memorial service honoring the life and legacy of Teresa Martin Brown will be held at the NarroWay Theatre on Sunday, September 9 at 3pm. The event is open to the public, however, reservations are required to ensure seating. Public reservations open at 2pm on Tuesday, August 28, and can be made by calling the NarroWay box office at 803.802.2300. Space is limited and expected to fill quickly. Details follow.

Teresa Martin Brown Memorial Service
Sept. 8, 1948 - Aug. 19, 2018

Reservations open August 28 at 2pm

Reservation Information

  • Reservations open to the public at 2pm on August 28 by calling 803.802.2300.
  • There is no charge for reservations.
  • Seating is general admission.
  • Out of respect, space should only be reserved for those who will definitely be in attendance.
  • Children ages 5 and under should plan to sit on an adult lap. Seats will not be held for ages 5 and under.

Call to Reserve

Event Information

Sunday, September 9, 2018

1:15pm Parking lots open with attendants
1:30pm Doors open for reservation check-in and seating
2:30pm Seating for guests having not checked in will be released to walk-in and waiting list guests
3pm Service begins
4:30pm Approximate time of dismissal

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Teresa Brown served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for NarroWay Productions from the time the company was incorporated in South Carolina in 1996. The sister of NarroWay co-founder Rebecca Martin, "Tessie" was instrumental in the foundation of NarroWay long before the company existed. Her influence shaped both the lives of Rebecca Martin and co-founder Yvonne Clark as well as the ultimate direction of the company. She played a key role in every significant decision and lended her influence to open doors that otherwise may have remained closed.

A captivating entertainer, Tessie performed on the NarroWay stage for twenty-two years. From the opening of "Two Thieves and a Savior" in 1997 to playing "Liberty" in "Samson: the Last Judge," she held roles in every major NarroWay production. Unknown to many, she concurrently battled endometrial cancer for fifteen years. She served, she sang, she ushered, she performed -- often having gone through chemotherapy treatments the same day. Her sweet smile, fiesty spirit and genuine, humble countenance created a warmth that attracted people of all ages.

Off stage, Teresa Brown was an accomplished speaker, teacher, writer and leader as well as a compassionate mother, grandmother, wife, sister, daughter, aunt and friend.

NarroWay will honor the life and legacy of the indomitable presence of Teresa Martin Brown at 3pm on Sunday, September 9, at the NarroWay Theatre.

The NarroWay Theatre is located 1/2 mile south of I-77 exit 90, just outside of Charlotte at 3327 Hwy. 21, Fort Mill SC 29715.

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