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Frances Brown

Obituary of Frances C. Brown

Frances C. Brown, 90, widow of James H. Brown, went to be with the Lord on Monday, February 28, 2022. She was the daughter of the late Darl R. and the late Cora Roland Harrison. She was also preceded in death by a very special family member, Maggie Rife along with seven siblings.

She will be missed and remembered by her sons, James H(Cindy), Don and David Brown; grandchildren, Ashley Austin (Greg), Danny Brown (Amee), Michael, Melissa, Dave and Eve Brown; multiple great-grandchildren including Blake and Tayler Austin.

A graveside service will be held at 11 am on Thursday, March 3, 2022 at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens with Rev. Whitney Russell officiating. The family will speak to friends following the service.

Expressions of sympathy may be sent to

The family would like to say a very special thank you to the Carilion Palliative Care Unit as well as Berkshire Health & Rehab for the loving care that was shown to Frances.

Simpson Funeral Home is serving the family.

A Memorial Tree was planted for Frances
We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Simpson Funeral Home & Crematory, Peters Creek Road Chapel