Doris Irene Plumridge Brown

Doris Irene Plumridge Brown

June 29, 1918 - April 12, 2017

Visitation Location: Ravenswood Second Baptist Church

Visitation Hours: Monday, April 17 (11AM-1PM)

Funeral Service Location: Ravenswood Second Baptist Church

Funeral Service Hours: Monday, April 17 (1PM)

Graveside Service Location: Parsons Cemetery

Graveside Service Hours: Monday, April 17 (3PM)

Officiated By: Pastor S. R. Parsons, Jr.

Doris Irene Plumridge Brown, 98, of Ravenswood, WV, passed away on April 12, 2017, at Ravenswood Care Center in Ravenswood.

She was born on June 29, 1918, in Winnipeg, Canada, daughter of the late Percy H. and Ivy Gibbs Plumridge.

After the death of her first husband, David Blackstock, who died during World War II, she relocated to Washington, DC, where she was employed by the British Embassy. Later, she worked for the Pakistan Embassy, and finally, she was a legal secretary for the Department of Energy.

She met her second husband of 22 years, James A. Brown, in the DC area. She enjoyed years of traveling with the Ravenswood Recycled Teenagers. She loved cooking and family get-togethers. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church in Ravenswood; Women’s Democratic Organization; Ravenswood Women’s Club and Jackson General Hospital Auxiliary for many years.

She is survived by her son, Clayton (Shari) Brown of Ravenswood, WV; daughter, Marilyn (Dennis) Fort of Gay, WV; 5 grandchildren, Shelley, Jason, Amanda, Jeremy and Rachel; 4 great grandchildren, Dillon, Carlee, Chase and Abbey.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband, David Blackstock; second husband, James A. Brown; sister, Elsie Douglas; and daughter, Lorna (Lori) Brown, who had Downs Syndrome for 57 years and was lovingly cared for by her mother.

The funeral service will be held on Monday, April 17, 2017, at 1:00 pm at Second Baptist Church in Ravenswood with Pastor S. R. Parsons, Jr. officiating. A graveside service will follow in Parsons Cemetery in Gay, WV, at 3:00 pm.

Friends may visit the family at the church on Monday, April 17, 2017, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, time of service.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at or on the Roush Funeral Home Facebook Page.

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