to be held for well-known Burnham-On-Sea businesswoman
funeral of a well-known Burnham-On-Sea businesswoman will be held
this Friday (March 30th).
Brown of local firm Brown, Brown and Rogers passed away surrounded
by her family on March 21st.
from Bristol, she set-up a string of residential homes in Burnham
- Westway's, Dormy, Glyndale and Avalon - which she ran with her
family when she moved to the town in 1974.
Brown and Rogers owned properties in Maddocks Slade, Allandale
Road, Berrow Road, Rectory Road, Creswick Way, Magpie Close, Stoddens
Lane, Adam Street and Victoria Street.
was known as a businesswoman and entrepreneur, although never
lost her caring and true vocation as a nurse.
relative told Burnham-On-Sea.com this week: "Iris encouraged
young people to work in the care industry and created opportunities
for those who wanted to work within a family environment. Nursing
was her main objective and caring for those in need was her forte."
beautiful smile and her wonderful sense of fun captivated many
when she turned her hand to any business whether it be running
a wool shop, a restaurant or a club."
mother, and friend to many, Iris will be sadly missed although
her memory will continue as we pass each property that she owned,
helped someone buy or wanted to buy!"
funeral will be held at Burnham's St Andrew's Church on Friday