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1631 Church Street
NORFOLK, VA 23504
Phone: 757-622-1085
Fax: 757-624-1508
Shirley Brown

Shirley Gray Brown (Gray)

Tuesday, September 18th, 1923 - Wednesday, February 27th, 2019
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SHIRLEY G. BROWN
September 18, 1923 – February 27, 2019
Shirley was born in the Berkley Section of Norfolk VA, and graduated from Booker T Washington High School in 1940. She resided at Lake Prince Woods in Suffolk VA with her husband John W Brown until his death in August 2006. Prior to his death, Shirley and her husband were worldwide travelers. She enjoyed many friends at Lake Prince and was loved and well known by the staff.
She worked at the Norfolk Navy Yard and Norfolk Naval Base until she retired. She is survived by son Cecil H Trower and spouse Claudia, grandsons Hans J Trower and spouse Cheryce, and Markus C Trower, great grandson Isaiah D Trower and her best friend Mrs. Dorothy Hackett.
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  • Visitation

    Friday, March 8th, 2019 | 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Friday, March 8th, 2019 4:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home
    Address
    1631 Church St.
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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  • Service

    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Saturday, March 9th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1631 Church St
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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  • Interment

    Location
    Rosewood Memorial Park
    Address
    631 North Witchduck Road
    Virginia Beach, Virginia 23462
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Eric Paul Northern, Sr.

Posted at 05:08pm
I would like to offer my deepest and most sincere condolences, may the soul of Aunt Shirley Brown rest in peace. I was honored and privileged to have spent my entire life knowing and having Shirley Brown as my Godmother. I will alway's be "Your Boy". The family of Paul and Eva Northern will always be with you and your soul.
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Eric Paul Northern, Sr.

Posted at 05:08pm
I would like to offer my deepest and most sincere condolences, may the soul of Aunt Shirley Brown rest in peace. I was honored and privileged to have spent my entire life knowing and having Shirley Brown as my Godmother. I will alway's be "Your Boy". The family of Paul and Eva Northern will always be with you and your soul.
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Eric Paul Northern, Sr.

Posted at 05:08pm
I would like to offer my deepest and most sincere condolences, may the soul of Aunt Shirley Brown rest in peace. I was honored and privileged to have spent my entire life knowing and having Shirley Brown as my Godmother. I will alway's be "Your Boy". The family of Paul and Eva Northern will always be with you and your soul.
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Michele McCoy

Posted at 09:42pm
My sincere condolences on the passing of Miss Shirley. I have only fond memories growing up watching my parents Paul and Eva Northern party with Miss Shirley and Mr. Brown. They enjoyed life. Her and my mother talked on the phone all the time and I would drive my mother over to visit with them in Portsmoth and Suffolk. May she rest in heaven reunited again with all her loved ones and friends. God bless. Michele Northern McCoy
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Posted at 01:34am
Hans she will always be your guiding light and shine within your heart. Behind a good man is a strong woman and she will always be there in spirit.
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