Martha Brown
Martha Brown
  • August 17, 1944 - October 1, 2017
  • Afton, Virginia

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Martha Elizabeth Brown, 73 of Afton, joined her husband in eternity on Sunday, October 1, 2017 at home surrounded by her family.

Born August 17, 1944 she was a daughter of the late James Whitney and Luttie Wilgus Key. In addition to her parents, Martha was preceeded in death by her husband Harold “Herbert” Brown in 2013.

Left to cherish her memory and love are her daughter, Rebecca Rae and Mike; sons, Herbert, David and Betsy, and Charlie and Stephanie; sister, Charlotte Wood; and, 9 grandchildren and 21 great grandchildren. Martha will also be sorely missed by a number of other family and friends.

Martha worked as an in-home healthcare provider. She would assist those who were unable to help themselves and was often a hand to hold and a comfort to her patients during their transition from life. Martha also loved her fur babies deeply, the smell of a country rose, and the joy that her family brought her.

A service will be conducted at 12:00 pm on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at Holly Memorial Gardens’ columbarium.

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