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Parthenia Brown


Sunrise: January 5, 1931

Sunset: February 6, 2021
Parthenia Brown, 90, went to be with the Lord on February 6, 2021. She was  a member and beloved church mother of Kingdom Reign Church VB. She professed her faith in God early on and steered others to God throughout her life.  It wasn’t unusual for her to make the time to offer a “Let me pray for you” and share Godly words of wisdom.  The  missionary and evangelistic call on her life was certainly reflected through her encounters with people and went beyond any paper certifications she held.  She attended nursing school and worked in the retail industry. Her most enjoyable hobby was gardening. She loved indoor and outdoor plants and  flowers and  had a green thumb for making them grow. She knew the right type and amount of soil, the proper watering  so the roots wouldn’t die and how to figure out how much light they needed. She understood when they needed a boost of fertilizer.  Her Christian life was as rooted as the plants and  flowers that she loved so well.
Parthenia  is predeceased by her daughters, Sandra P. Coleman, Rita R. Rogers a son, Howard W. Brown Jr. and a brother Lawrence N. Harris. She is survived by a sister, Pearline Hines of Norfolk;  daughters, Janet P. Brown of Chesapeake, Teresa M. Byrd  and Parthenia A. Mayo of Virginia Beach . She also leaves three son-in-laws, nine grandchildren, and a host of great and great-great grandchildren to cherish her memory.
Viewing Wednesday 10:00am - 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Service WATCH SERVICE LIVE ONLINE Wednesday, February 17, 2021 11:00am Metropolitan Funeral Service 120 W. Berkley Avenue Norfolk, VA 23523 Interment Roosevelt Memorial Park 1101 Campostella Road Chesapeake, VA 23320 The family is following the CDC and State of Virginia guidelines for funeral attendance

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    The Peppers Family says

    To the Brown Family,
    Your Mom was a very special Lady and loved by all who knew her. Please know that we share in your grief and extend our deepest sympathy to you all at this difficult time. May God continue to comfort you always.

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    Janice Freeman says

    Dear Janet,
    I am sorry for the loss of your Mom. We only get one Mom in life and you’ll always together going here and there for many years. I know you will miss her Deeply. Whenever you need to talk I’m here always!

    Janice Freeman

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    Jeanette Lassiter says

    To the family of Mother Parthenia Brown earth has no sorrow that Heaven can not feel. I pray that the power of God’s love covers you at this time.

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    Sharon Fox ( Carpenter) says

    My condolence to you all, I’m so sorry for your loss , you all are in my prayers,

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      Olivia Jones says

      My Condolences to the Family. Mother Brown will surely be missed. I’ll always remember her smile and she say Baby you Sang that song.

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    Laureen Ellis-Green says

    My heart felt condolences to Janet and her family. You gave your mom her flowers while she was here. May God continue to bless you. Praying for you all.

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    Elder Harold & Evangelist Mae Johnson & Family says

    To the Brown Family:
    We are praying for all of you. Our hearts go out to you. Mother Brown will certainly be missed. She was a beautiful woman of God and such a blessing to many people. She will continue to live in our hearts. The fond memories of Mother Brown will not fade away.

    We Love you all.

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    Victor and Phyllis Scoggins says

    The Scoggins family sends our love to the Brown family. Our prayers are with you. May the arms of the Father provide comfort and peace to each of you. Your memories of her will always provide you with some days of joy, laughter and tears. Either way they will warm your heart.

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    Annette Carpenter Atkins says

    I’m sadden at the passing of Aunt Parthenia. She always offered a warm greeting with a smile that was delightful to receive. I remember how she use to work so happily in her flower garden, it was wonderful watching her there. I have many fond memories of times being in her company. Although she has taken her heavenly space she’ll never be forgotten within my heart. May you find peace in knowing she loved all that was of God.

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    The Phillips Family says

    To the Brown Family,
    Mother Browns smile, warmth and presence will be missed but her light remains.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.

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    JLPatterson says

    The Patterson family wishes to give our condolences. May the Lord guide you through this difficult time

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