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Ruth Casey (Newton) Brown

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Ruth Casey (Newton) Brown Obituary
Ruth Casey Newton Brown, 86, of Williamsburg, passed away May 16, 2013.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Estell and Allen Casey, and Harry and France Newton, of Virginia; mother, Grace Newton; father, Robert Newton; sisters, Cora Whitfield and Alberta Hogge; brothers, Audry Newton, Robert Newton, Elton Newton, and Malvin Newton.
Ruth was a graduate of Achilles High School. She was formerly employed at the College of William and Mary as a cashier; Rose's Department Store as a sales clerk; and Newton Motor Company as a bookkeeper.
In later years, Ruth became a homemaker, spending her time enjoying crocheting, her doll collection, and attending church functions as an avid Charter Member of Williamsburg Christian Church.
Ruth is survived by her husband of 66 years, Claud B. Brown; sons, H. William Brown (Gail), Russell A. Brown (Carolyn), Kenneth L. Brown (Kristen); grandchildren, Jessica L. Neito (Eric), Justin L. Brown (Jennifer), Blake Brown (Patricia), Bryan C. Brown (Laura), Brandon M. Brown (Lauren), J. Brent Brown (Meagan), Kenneth L. Brown Jr., and Ashley R. Brown; 14 great grandchildren; sisters, Grace Hitchens and Virginia Gnatowsy; a brother, Alvin Newton; as well as many nieces and nephews.
A visitation was held May 19 at Nelsen Funeral Home in Williamsburg and Monday, May 20 at Williamsburg Community Church, the later followed by a funeral service. Burial took place at Williamsburg Memorial Park following the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Building Fund at Williamsburg Christian Church, 200 John Tyler Ln, Williamsburg. Online condolences maybe expressed at www.nelsencares.com and www.vagazette.com
Published in Virginia Gazette from May 22 to June 21, 2013
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