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In God's Infinite Wisdom, He rolled back the curtain to call his sweet angel Mrs. Lillie Louise Flowers Brown home on Monday, September 2, 2018. A native of Sussex County, raised in Stony Creek, VA, Lillie was born July 7, 1932, to the late Corean Threatt and Silas Flowers, Sr.

Lillian was preceded in death by her husband, John Brown, parents, Corean Threatt, Silas Flowers, Sr. and step-father, Rev. Guy Threatt; sisters, Annie Elizabeth Mason and Effie Delois Goode; brother, Tyrone Flowers.

Mrs. Brown was affectionately known to family and friends as Louise. She attended the Sussex County Public Schools where she graduated as the Valedictorian of her senior class. Lillie loved the Lord with all her heart. She was a born again, baptized believer. Lillie was a member of Solomon Temple RZUA Church for many years, where she served faithfully. She moved to New York and joined Mystery Soul Saving Station Church. Upon returning back to Virginia to be near her family she became a member of God's Mission of Faith Church in Ettrick, VA., under the leadership of Pastor Virginia Graham.

Lillie had a special love for cooking, reading and sewing. She loved cooking for her family and teaching them her famous recipes which left a lasting impression. Along with a good piece of nut cake came a good inspirational book or daily bread card. Lillie would often bring her family together for prayer and devotion planting a spiritual foundation in them at an early age. Lillie's passion was sewing. She worked as a seamstress. She taught her nieces how to draw patterns and make clothes. Lillie took great joy in that. Lillie also worked as a home health aide while residing in New York.

Lillie leaves to cherish her memories, a brother, Silas Flowers, Jr.; two sisters, Brenda Flowers and Tina Flowers, both of Pennsylvania; a devoted niece, Brenda Cobb, in whom she affectionately referred to as Daughter, Kershaw; devoted nieces, Dr. Joyce R. Chambliss, Mia Farrow Goode (Michael Pope) and Michele Robinson (George); beloved nieces, Tomeka Cobb and Rosemary Durgan (Johnnie); a nephew, Ronald Chambliss (Winnie); great nieces and nephews, Ramsey C. Tapp, Kenan J. Goode, Sr. (Terricka), Darius J. Goode, Sr. (NaVasha), Brandon J. Jones, Christopher J. Chambliss, Quiera J. D. Jones, Maalik Robinson, GeOmega J. D. Robinson; a host of great great nieces and nephew, cousin, devoted cousin, Kate Mason, other relatives and friends.

A Celebration of Life will be conducted 3 p.m., Saturday, September 6, 2018, from the Chapel of J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc. with Pastor Virginia Graham, eulogizing. Interment to follow in Wilkerson Memorial Park, Petersburg, VA.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to J.M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA, (804) 732-8911, www.jmwilkersonsince1874.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from Sept. 6 to Sept. 7, 2018
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