Carolyn Baker Brothers

Published 9:14 pm Monday, October 28, 2019

Carolyn Baker Brothers, 81, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 27, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Richard Foy and Mary Sue Baker. She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles H. Brothers Sr.

Carolyn was a wonderful mother, grandmother, friend and cook. She graduated from Sunbury High School. She was a member of Whaleyville United Methodist Church since 1961 and was the choir director for more than 40 years, where she sang and played the organ and piano. She was a past member of the Prime-Time Singers and for many years organized and provided music for the Heart Fund in Sunbury.

Left to cherish her memory is her son, Charles H. Brothers Jr. and wife, Wanda, of Gates, N.C.; grandsons, Richie Brothers, of Washington, N.C., and Wyatt Brothers; sister, Rita B. Brown and husband, L.E., of Magnolia, N.C., and many nieces and nephews.

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A funeral will be conducted at 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 31, 2019, in Whaleyville United Methodist Church by the Rev. Jack Meservey and the Rev. Burt Pearce. The family will receive friends in the R.W. Baker & Co. Funeral Home and Crematory, 509 W. Washington St., Suffolk, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2019, and other times at the home of Chuck and Wanda.

Special thanks to the ICU staff at Obici for their care and compassion during Mom’s illness. Memorial donations may be made to the Whaleyville UMC, Memorial Fund, 6312 Whaleyville Blvd., Suffolk VA 23438. Condolences may be registered at