Floris Jordan Brown

Published 8:08 pm Monday, April 23, 2012

April 21, 2012

Floris Jordan Brown was called to be with the Lord on Saturday morning, April 21, 2012. She was a native of Nansemond County and the daughter of the late Edward and Mary Elisa Jordan. She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Brown; two sons, Dr. Thomas J. Brown Sr. and Lafayette Brown Sr.

Floris Jordan Brown

She was a faithful and dedicated member of Little Bethel Baptist Church until her health failed. She was organist for several churches.

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She was survived by one son, Glenn Brown (Brenda); one daughter, Gloristine Brown-Tatum (Tate); seven grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; daughters-in-law, Annette Brown-Boyce and Stella D. Brown; two brothers-in-law, Herbert L. Brown and James Howard Brown (Odell); a devoted caretaker, Marie Porter; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., Thursday, April 26, 2012, at Little Bethel Baptist Church with the Rev. Bernard Thomas officiating. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery. The family will receive friends at 117 Willow Lane, Suffolk, Va. Crocker Funeral Home Inc. is handling the arrangements. Condolences may be extended to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.