Addie Marie Brown of Fairfield, Virginia died on Sunday, January 30, 2011 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital in Rockville, MD. She was born May 8, 1933 in Fairfield, VA to the late Charles James and Lottie Christian Winters.
Mrs. Brown was a co-founder of the Faith Mission Church of God in Christ, where she was a Missionary, Treasurer, Sunday school teacher and Prayer Warrior for many years.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Elder Harry H. Brown; brother Samuel L. Winters; and Sister Betty Winters Johnson.
She is survived by her children Harry L. Brown and Carolyn Brown of Gaithersburg, MD., Jo Anne Merchant and Phyllis Jones of Fairfield, VA ; a sister, Famie Smothers of NY; a brother, Albert Winters of Washington, DC; sisters-in-law, Mae Brown and Dorothy Winters, a brother-in-law, Glenwood Brown, son-in-law, Robert Merchant, and a host of other family members and friends.
Services will be held on Saturday, February 5, 2011 at the Faith Mission COGIC, 11 Mission Lane Fairfield, VA. Friends may visit with the family from 11 a.m. until time of service at 12 noon. Burial will follow at St. Paul Cemetery in Steeles Tavern, VA.
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life’s routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Mother Brown was one of the sweetest and kindest women I know. Everytime I drive pass Faith Mission on may to or from home I see her lovely smile and I think aobut her. I will miss you, Mother Brown and there won’t be a day that goes by that I won’t remember you and the example of kindess and sweetness that you always displayed. You were an awesome woman of God.
The Family of Addie M. Brown,
During your time of mourning, I would like to express my sincere condolence at the loss of your loved one. May the tender mercy that God has always shown be with your family now so you will know that you are not alone and may the prayers of others help in some small way to bring you strength, comfort and courage each day . Many words will be expressed, yet we know God can and will express and provide to you and your family everything that is needed to care and sustain your hearts at this sad time. Isaiah 41:10,13.
To family, friend, and love ones of Addie Brown. I am offering my condolence for your loss of Addie. Our God is a God of love, and He knows your pain and sorrow, He comforts us through his word the bible. Please read Acts 24:15, and Psalms 37:10,11 and 29, this helps us to see that love ones will be brought back to life, and we will see them again right here on earth. If you would like to know more please talk to one of Jehovah’s Witnesses in your area. Jehovah God will bless you.
To the family;
My deepest sympathy for your loss. I hope you can find comfort in this message: God has lovingly promised us a time when “He will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” (Revelation 21:3,4)