Mrs. Estelle W. Brown

Mt. Pero Baptist Church Cemetery

        Mrs. Estelle W. Brown was born February 15, 1903 in Powhatan County "Ballsville" Virginia. She passed February 27, 1990 at a local hospital.

        She was a member of Mt. Pero Baptist Church in Powhatan. After moving to Richmond she joined Greater Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. She sang on the Sr. Choir and was also President of the International Missionary Commission of the World.

        She is survived by two grandsons, George E. Brown, Jr., Richard H. Barrett, Jr.; five granddaughters, Mrs. Lillian Green, Mrs. Marjorie B. Wilson, Ms. Karen Brown, Ms. Brenda Fletcher, Mrs. Wanda F. Winston; eleven great-grandchildren; one daughter-in-law, Mrs. Lucy Brown; two sisters-in-law; a host of other relatives and friends..

God saw that you was suffering
and the hills were hard to climb,
so he closed your weary eyelids
and whispered "Peace be thine."

The Family

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