Velma Lucille Lawson-Brownson

Published 10:28 pm Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Velma Lucille Lawson-Brownson entered into eternal slumber on Saturday, Nov. 19, 2016.

She was a devoted member of Metropolitan Baptist Church until her health began to fail.

Velma leaves behind to cherish her memory and celebrate her life, three sons, Ronald Reynolds and Donald Reynolds, both of Vineland, N.J., and Bryant Dixon, of Suffolk; four daughters, Vallory R. Ward, of Hampton, Sandra Gay, of Suffolk, Renee Parker, of Virginia Beach, and Vicky Dixon, of Franklin; 17 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren, and many other family members and friends.

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Ms. Brownson’s visitation will take place from 3 to 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 25, 2016, at the funeral home. A home going service will take place at noon on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at Metropolitan Baptist Church, and she will be laid to rest at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy and flowers may be extended to the Brownson Family at Professional services are entrusted to T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home Inc.