Shirley Royals Brown
Shirley Royals Brown
  • May 29, 1942 - November 23, 2017
  • Hampton, Virginia

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Shirley Royals Brown, 75, passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017.

In 1962, Shirley joined NASA, a job she loved, retiring with over 40 years of service.

Shirley was preceded in rest by her husband, David William Brown, Sr., former police officer for the City of Newport News. She is survived by a son, David William Brown, Jr. and his wife, Robin of Hampton and daughter, Anne Marie Brown of Hampton. Shirley was the proud grandmother of three grandsons, 'the sunshine of her life', David William Brown, III, Joshua Scott Brown, and Zachary Johnathon Brown. She is also survived by her sister, Frances Brown of Gloucester, Virginia, and numerous nephews and nieces.

The family will receive friends 10:00 to 11:00 am, Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home followed by a celebration of Shirley's life at 11:00 am in the funeral home. Interment in Parklawn Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made in lieu of flowers to Kindred Hospice or the American Liver Foundation.

Friends are encouraged to visit to share memories and words of condolence with the family.

Arrangements are under the care of Parklawn-Wood Funeral Home and Memorial Park, 2551 N. Armistead Avenue, Hampton, VA 23666.