|Birth: ||May 4, 1927|
|Death: ||Nov. 16, 2013|
Claire Ross Brown
Claire Ross Brown, Jr. 86 of Blacksburg died on Saturday, November 16, 2013. Ross was born in Belspring VA on May 4, 1927. He was the eldest child of the late Claire Ross, Sr. and Agnes Morgan Brown. Ross is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 68 years, Hallie Albert Brown. He is also survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Lou Ann and William C. "Bill" Phipps of Blacksburg, and Frances B. "Fran" and Frederick M. "Dickie" Shepherd of Newport; one son and daughter-in-law, William C. "Billy" Brown and Mary Lou Saville of Blacksburg; two sisters, Martha B. Gladwin of Lake Havasu City, AZ and Vivien L. Brown of Blacksburg; three brothers and sisters-in-law, Wallace M. and Mary Ann Brown of Harrisonburg, W. C. and Sandra Brown of Warrenton, and Dennis E. Brown of Mechanicsville.
Ross was a long time farmer in Pulaski County, being the fifth generation to farm on the family land. He began working on the farm at the tender age of five or six. He later farmed in Montgomery County until 1977. He then worked at the Moore Farm of Virginia Tech for 15 years. Funeral services will be conducted Thursday, November 21, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the St. Michael Lutheran Church at 2308 Merrimac Road, Blacksburg, VA. Interment will follow in the Brown Cemetery, Belspring, VA. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm Wednesday evening at McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive, SW, Blacksburg.
Created by: C. LATTA
Record added: Nov 18, 2013
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Bless you, cousin Brown. If anyone from the Belspring Browns would contact me, I would appreciate it.|
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