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Mary McDonald Brittain

Toano, Virginia


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Nelsen Funeral Home - Richmond Obituary

Dr. Mary McDonald Brittain, 83, of Toano, VA, passed away on April 25, 2014.She was born in Sheffield, AL, on April 19, 1931, and was adopted by Mark and Nelle McDonald. Dr. Brittain graduated from Sacred Heart in Atlanta, GA. She earned an A.B. from Agnes Scott College, an M.A. from Emory...

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To The Family,
Please accept my sincere condolences for your great loss. Know that God will give you the strength to endure at this time. May His power lift you up. He will make you firm and He will make you strong (1Peter:510)

Nell and Mark,
Our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your mom. We have fond memories of her as our kind, caring neighbor. We pray for strength for your family during this difficult time.
the Plato family

Dr. Brittiain was one of the sweetest, kindest teachers I've known. It was a privilege to know her and try to follow her example. She made a huge difference in this world and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Nell and Mark your mom was such a kind and lovely lady. I know your hearts are heavy and she will be missed greatly. We send our love and prayers of peace and comfort to you.

To Brittain family: I would like to offer my condolences to you on the loss of your dear loved one. Our Heavenly Father knows and gives strength to those who have lost loved ones (Psalm 46:1). I hope that you will find comfort in knowing that God cares for you during your grief.

Nell and Mark, I am so very sorry for your loss. Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. Sending love and peaceful vibes!