Funeral  services  for  Mrs.  Virginia  Brown  Strong,  74,    of
Gainesboro, TN, will be held at 1 P.M. on Wednesday, April  27,
2016,   at   Anderson - Upper   Cumberland   Funeral   Home  in
Gainesboro, TN.  Burial will follow in the Richmond Cemetery  in
the Flynns Lick community of Jackson County, TN.

   The family will receive friends  on  Tuesday  from  4  P.M. - 9
P.M., and Wednesday from 10 A.M. until time of services.

   She passed away  on  Sunday, April  24, 2016, at  Bethesda
Health Care Center in Cookeville, TN.

   She was born February 8, 1942, in  Jackson  County, TN,  to
the late Homer T. Brown and Nola Meadows Brown.    She   was
married to  the  late  Douglas Bruce Strong,  who  passed  away
February  1,  2014.   She   was   a   grocery   and   greenhouse
business owner, and a member of  the  Gainesboro  Church   of

   She was preceded in death by her  Husband: Douglas Bruce
Strong;  her  Infant  Daughter:  Penny  Kay  Fox;   her  Parents:
Homer T. and Nola Meadows Brown; 1 Brother: Rod Brown;  her
Paternal   Grandparents:    James  Thomas  and  Arizona  Haile
Brown; and her Maternal Grandparents: Marsh and Mary Susan
Brown Meadows.

   Survivors   include   2   Brothers:  Phillip (Cathy) Brown   and
David (Martha) Brown,   all   of   Gainesboro,   TN; 1 Sister: Sue
(Lloyd) Loftis   of   Gainesboro,   TN;   1   Sister-in-Law: Annette
Brown;  Special   Grandchildren:  Katelyn   and   Mason  Brown;
Nieces and Nephews:  Lanette Brown,  Jennifer Lynch,  Rodney
Brown,  Ashley Groves,  Candace Brown,   and   Natalie Downs;
and  Great  Nephews   and   Nieces:   Will Brown,   Noah Brown,
Emma Brown,   Zander Martin,   Skylar Martin,   Cameron    and
Kristen Groves, and Grayson Brown.
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