Estelle Brown

Obituary of Estelle Millie Brown

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Estelle Brown, daughter of the late Alexander Braxton and Maggie Pryor Braxton was born in Buckingham, Virginia on February 6, 1937. At an early age she was converted, baptized and joined Ridgeway Baptist Church in Buckingham, where her membership remained. Estelle attended the public schools in Buckingham County, VA. Estelle was joined in wedlock to Thomas Henry Brown. From this union, three children were born. She was employed as a domestic worker for a private family for many years. In her free time she did crossword puzzles and played bingo. She dearly loved tending her three gardens, where she raised a bounty of vegetables. She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas; a son, Ray Brown and fourteen siblings. Estelle leaves to cherish fond memories: two daughters, Marylene Booker (Billy) and Ilene Brown; seven grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one sister, Elizabeth Chambers; three sisters-in-law, Nancy Bartee (Arthur), Daisey Braxton and Blanche Braxton; and a host of nieces, two favorite, Lucy Bartee and Bessie Patterson, nephews, cousins and friends.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Friday, July 30, 2021
Marian Gray Thomas Funeral Home
64 Cartersville Road
Cumberland, Virginia, United States

Graveside Service

12:00 pm
Saturday, July 31, 2021
Ridgeway Baptist Church Cemetery
325 Ridgeway Road
Dillwyn, Virginia, United States

Final Resting Place

Ridgeway Baptist Church Cemetery
325 Ridgeway Road
Dillwyn, Virginia, United States
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Estelle Brown

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Estelle Brown

1937 - 2021

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