Homegoing service for Deaconess Martha H. Brown will be held at noon Friday, April 18, 2014, at Royal Baptist Church, 316 Saint Mark St., Petersburg, Va.; the Rev. Dr. Phillip Williams, pastor, delivering the eulogy and the Rev. Allison Bland-Tucker presiding. The interment will follow in the Dinwiddie Memorial Park, Petersburg, Va. On the day of service, remains will lie in repose at the church one hour prior to service.

Public viewing will be held from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 17, 2014, at the J.L. Dodson and Sons Funeral Establishment, Petersburg, Va. (North Dinwiddie).

The family is receiving relatives and friends at the residence of her niece, the Rev. Allison Bland-Tucker, 4300 Paul Drive, North Dinwiddie, Va., and is also asking relatives and friends to assemble at that residence on the day of service at 10:45 a.m. The family may be contacted by phone at 804-490-3525.

Professional funeral arrangements have been entrusted to the staff of J.L. Dodson and Sons Funeral Establishment, 25824 Greensville Ave., Petersburg, Va. (North Dinwiddie); the Rev. Jeffrey L. Dodson Sr., funeral director; 804-732-5959 and 804-834-3330. Online condolences may be registered at

Funeral Home

J. L. Dodson and Sons Funeral Establishment
25824 Greensville Ave.  Petersburg, VA 23803

Published in The Progress-Index on Apr. 17, 2014