Jessie Walltower-Brown

Published 12:00 am Saturday, March 27, 2010

FORT WASHINGTON, Md., — Mrs. Jessie Walltower-Brown of Fort Washington, Maryland peacefully passed on Wednesday, March 24, 2010. She was a jewel born on January 21, 1917, to the late Jessie Lee Johnson and Bertha Johnson-Sweetman. She was preceded in death by her husband, Johnny Walltower, her daughters, Marvis Williams-Milteer and Lena Mae Walltower, her granddaughter, Kimberly, and her four sisters Cora, Beulah, Lela and Lena.
Mrs. Walltower-Brown, a former Suffolk, Va., resident, relocated to the Washington Metropolitan area in 1992. She was a witness for the Lord throughout her crusade for Christ in both vicinities. She was an active member at New Mt. Joy Food For Living Church of Suffolk and New Bethel Church of God In Church of Washington, D.C., where she served as a dedicated servant of the Mother’s Board in both sanctuaries.
She leaves to cherish her memories: a daughter, Johnnie M. Blanchard (Fred) of Seabrook, Md.; two sons, Ulysses “Walt” Walltower (Dottie) of Fort Washington; and Elijah Walltower (Glenda) of Chesterfield, Va.; 18 grandchildren, Johnel, Marcus (Boogie), LeOtis, Mavis, Edythe, and Felton III (Jun-Jun), all of Suffolk; Greg, Rosalyn, Tawanna, Erica and Stephanie all of Maryland; Lynette, Marissa, Ra-shad (Pooh), Javon, Sade’, Markel, and Ashlee, all of Chesterfield; 30 great-grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
The family will receive visitation from friends on Tuesday at 5 p.m. at 401 Duke Street. Viewing will be at New Mt. Joy Food For Living Church, on Wednesday from noon to 1 p.m., and a Celebration of Life service will follow at 1 p.m. Interment will be in the Carver Memorial Cemetery.

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