Dollie Ramsey Brown
Dollie Pauline Ramsey Brown departed from this world on Thursday, October 20, 2011, after an extended illness.
Dollie was born December 24, 1939, in Summersville, to Bertha Irene Ramsey McCutcheon.
She attended Canvas Grade School and Nicholas County High School. She married Howard L. Brown, then, from Sutton on September 7, 1956. Together, during their 55-year marriage, they raised four children. In 1974 they settled on Fairview Road near Marlinton in Pocahontas County.
Dollie was a homemaker for many years but also held full-time employment at the Hanover Shoe Factory until her health deteriorated in 1983 making it impossible for her to work outside the home. Dollie was a Christian by faith and an active member of the Marlinton Presbyterian Church.
She, with her husband Howard, enjoyed traveling all around the United States, seeing many sights and meeting many new friends along the way.
She loved to work in her garden, can vegetables, cook, sew and make crafts and work on her house to keep it nice for her family.
Dollie was preceded in death by her mother, Bertha Irene Ramsey McCutcheon, her infant twin sister Mollie T. Ramsey, her sister Aileen Gunn; and her brother, Jack Ramsey.
She is survived by her sisters, Evelyn Griffith, of Spencer, Lillie Jones, of Newark Ohio, and Faye Bostic, of Summersville; her husband, Howard L. Brown, of Cass; four children, Timothy H. Brown, Sr., and wife, Debbie, of Las Cruces New Mexico, Kineth I. Brown, and wife, Mary Sue, of North Huntingdon Pennsylvania, Lisa A. McLaughlin, and husband, Rick, of Cass, and John C. Brown, II, and wife,Tanya, of Auto; many grandchildren, whom she loved dearly, Timothy H. Brown, Jr., and wife, Shari, of Chesapeake Virginia, Deborah A. Leonnig, and husband, Gregg, of Ozark Alabama, Daffney M. Brown, and Travis Bruner, of Arbovale, Joshua W. Friel, of Cass, Dereka N. Brown, of Marlinton, Jeremiah L. Friel, of Morgantown, Anna Millican, of Morgantown, Christopher L. Brown, of Las Cruces, New Mexico, Joseph D. Friel, of Cass, Beau Miller, of North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, Luke H.S. Brown, of Shepherdstown, John C. Brown, III, of Auto, and C. Ozell Brown, of Auto; even more precious to her were her "Little Punkins" also known as her great-grandchildren, Sasha, Kynah, Sean, Arik, Jaryd, Reagan, Draven, Savannah, and Dazja. These were her "magic" girls and boys and they meant the world to her.
She had family and friends scattered all over the United States who loved her and will miss her greatly.
A Memorial Service to celebrate her life will be Saturday October 29, at the Marlinton Presbyterian Church at 3 p.m. with Rev. Larry Gamble officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made in her name to the Pocahontas Memorial Hospital.