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Dolores Lee Brown (Estes) Johnson

Born: Tue., Jun. 1, 1926
Died: Thu., Jan. 16, 2020


Visitation

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Mon., Jan. 20, 2020
Location: Calvary Baptist Church


Funeral Service

2:00 PM Tue., Jan. 21, 2020
Location: Calvary Baptist Church


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Dolores L. Johnson

     Dolores Lee (Estes) Brown Johnson, 93, of Ruckersville, passed away on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at her home.    

     She was born on June 1, 1926, in Albemarle County, a daughter of the late Bledsoe Lee and Jennis Maude (King) Estes.     

      In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her first husband: Richard Alphonso Brown; her second husband: John James Johnson; two daughters: Carolyn Jean Morris and Peggy Ann Hoylman; and a brother: Donald Estes.   

     Dolores worked in the Cash/Business office at UVA Dining Services, retiring after over 40 years of service.  She was a founding member of Calvary Baptist Church in Scottsville. She loved spending time with family at family reunions and enjoyed cooking and hosting family for meals and get-togethers whenever she could.   

     Survivors include three sons: Roy J. Brown and wife, Linda of Ruckersville, Roger Lee Brown and wife, Brenda of Charlottesville, and Richard A. Brown and wife, Debbe of Rockwell, North Carolina; a "special son": Thomas Eugene Brown of Charlottesville; a brother: Bledsoe Estes, Jr. of South Carolina; a step-brother: Charles Estes of Tenneesee; 11 grandchildren: Tina, Amy, Patti, and Ricky Brown, Laura Chapman, Gloria Hoylmman, Theresa Lynn Shifflett, Cherrie Morris Jackson, Kerry, Nicki, and Sabrina Morris, and Wayne, Kenny, and Gordon Wright; numerous great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; a special family friend: Oscar Farris; and a number of nieces, nephews, and other extended family members.  She also leaves behind her cherished companions: her dog, Bear and her cat, Meow Meow. 

      A funeral service will be conducted at 2:00 pm, Tuesday, January 21, 2020 at Calvary Baptist Church by Pastor David Morris.  Interment will follow at Scottsville Cemetery.

      The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 pm, Monday, January 20, 2020 at Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home.

      In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Greene County Rescue Squad, 9845 Spotswood Trail, Stanardsville, VA 22973.

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Frankie & Pat Shiflett
   Posted Sun January 19, 2020
To the Brown Family, May all the memories comfort you at this time, know that
God comforts all and what a long life she was granted. Our love and sympathy to everyone.

Mike Harlow & Family
   Posted Tue January 21, 2020
Roger and Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time

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