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Dorothy L. Brown

Born: Sun., Apr. 17, 1927
Died: Sun., Dec. 23, 2018


10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Wed., Dec. 26, 2018
Location: Gaydos Funeral Home

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Wed., Dec. 26, 2018

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Dorothy L. Brown, 91, of Vanceburg, passed away peacefully Sunday, December 23, 2018, at Vanceburg Rehab and Care.


She was born at Vanceburg April 17, 1927, to the late Joseph C. and Elva Ruark Reis and was a member of Fly Branch Chruch of Christ.

Dot had worked at the US Shoe component plant and with her husband, Col. Brown, owned and operated the Fly Branch Jamboree, farmed, and operated an auto body repair business. She was an integral part of Brown Communications.

Survivors include her sons, Randy (Ellie) Brown and Dennis (Tammy) Brown, both of Vanceburg; five grandchildren, Brent Logan, Ashley (Joe) Dillow, Lindsey Brown, Kaitlin Brown, and Ben Brown; and four great-grandchildren.

Dot was preceded in death by her husband of 72 years, Col. Gordon Brown; a daughter, Dottie Logan; a son, Allen Brown and a child at birth; six brothers, James Rival Reis, Joseph Reis, Stanley Reis, Herbert Reis, Charlie Reis, and Homer Reis; and three sisters, Velma Willis, Louella Billman, and Mary Helen Rose.

Services will be at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 26, 2018, at Gaydos Funeral Home in Vanceburg with Bro. Tom Cox and Bro. Wes Cooper officiating. Burial will follow in Lewis County Memory Gardens at Black Oak.

Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until the hour of services Wednesday at Gaydos Funeral Home, 159 Second Street in Vanceburg.

Condolences may be sent at www.gaydosfh.com.

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Carl Chaney
   Posted Tue December 25, 2018
Dennis so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. I know how hard this is. We will remember and keep you in our prayers. Stay strong my friend.

Geri Shope and Bobby Grayson
   Posted Wed December 26, 2018
Dennis and Randy,
We are so sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. We have both known her all of our lives and know how bad you must feel. We are hoping that God's good graces will help you through this and that you men and your families will pull through with each other's help. Bless your heart. Sadly, Geri n Bob

Charlie & Judy Hester Thompson
   Posted Fri January 18, 2019
Maw Brown was a dear & sweet lady. I always enjoyed visiting with she & Gordon. Sympathy, Love & Prayers to all the family. God Bless

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