Bessie Mae Brown
© Culpeper TimesBessie Mae Brown, 84, of Sumerduck, died on Monday, July 20, 2015 at Blue Ridge Christian Home.
She was born in Corrine, West Virginia on May 28, 1931, a daughter of Jasper and Minnie Newsome.
Mrs. Brown was a longtime member of Mt. Holly Baptist Church and the WMU.
She participated with TOPS for 25 years and achieved KOPS status. She enjoyed traveling, gardening and
especially spending time with her family.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James W. Brown; daughter, Debra J. Digges; brothers, Clyde
and Bill Newsome and a sister, Margaret Ogden
She is survived by two sons, James R. "Ricky" Brown and his wife, Cathy and Michael W. Brown and his
wife, Denise, all of Sumerduck; a son-in-law, Gary Digges of Bealeton; two sisters, Lorene Sloan of
Goldsboro, NC and Ruth Goad of Mullens, WV.
She also leaves five grandchildren, Karyn Brown, Kelly Brown, Garan Digges and his wife, Niki, Evan
Brown, Mitchell Brown and his wife, Samantha and a great-granddaughter, Laura Jayne Digges.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 26 from 6- 8 PM at Mt. Holly Baptist Church, 6172
Sumerduck Road, Remington 22734 where services will be held on Monday, July 27 at 2 PM. Rev. Chaz
Campbell will officiate.
Interment will follow at the church cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church building fund.
Online condolences available at www.moserfuneralhome.com
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