LARRY L. BROWN

Mr. Larry Lewis Brown, 59, of 1205 Rome St., Petersburg, departed this life on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013, at Southside Regional Medical Center, Petersburg.

He was born to Nancy Viola Banks Brown and the late Robert Alexander Brown Sr. on June 4, 1953. Larry attended Peabody High School and worked in the Maintenance Department at Fort Lee for 12 years.

Larry gave his life to Christ at an early age and attended Bethany Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Robert Alexander Brown Jr.; nephew, Joel Mabry; and brother-in-law, William McPherson.

Surviving are: wife, Kathy Brown; daughter, Monique Bolton; stepdaughters, Devin and Raven; brothers, Virgil Lee Brown and Jerry Alexander Brown; sisters, Edie Brown Kelly, Marie McPherson and Carolyn A. Johnson (Bill); two grandchildren, Hakeen and ShaSha Bottom; a host of nieces, nephews, among them devoted nephew, Randy Brown, cousins, other relatives and friends, among them devoted friends, Catherine M. Matos-Brown, Mr. Sharp, Ann Allen, Monik, Faye Meyers and Vanessa Taylor.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 15, 2013, at the Chapel of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, Petersburg. Interment will follow in the Blandford Cemetery.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of William N. Bland & Son Funeral Home, Petersburg; the Rev. William N. Bland Jr. and Mr. James I. Gay, funeral directors. For more information or to leave an online condolence, visit us online at blandenterprisesinc.com.

Published in The Progress-Index on Feb. 14, 2013