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Arlene I. Brown, 90


Arlene Isabel (Miller) Brown, of Woodbridge, Virginia, passed away on December 1, 2017 at the age of 90.  She was born in Jerome, Virginia, on July 22, 1927, the daughter of Charles C. and Blanche E. (Ryan) Miller, and was predeceased by her beloved husband of 62 years, Franklin B. Brown, in 2012.  She was also predeceased by her three brothers and two sisters.  She is survived by her daughters, Kathy A. Brown (Theodore Bean) of Woodbridge, Virginia, and their children, Morgan and Trent Bean; and Renee Brown Strain (Charles Strain) of Pasadena, Maryland, and their children, Bailey and Peyton Strain.


A 1944 graduate of Triplett High School, Mount Jackson, Virginia, she worked for the War Department during WWII and afterwards, until she joined her husband in Yokohama, Japan, in 1953, following his tour of duty in Korea during the Korean War.  His Army career subsequently led them to Ft. Belvoir, Virginia; Ingrandes, France; and back to Ft. Belvoir.  She returned to the workforce after raising her daughters, and retired from the Department of the Navy in 1992 after 25 years of service.  In retirement, she enjoyed family and travel.


Viewing: Thursday, December 7, from 7-9 pm, Miller Funeral Home, 3200 Golansky Blvd., Woodbridge, Va.

Memorial Service:  Friday, December 8, at 2:30 pm, St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 12351 All Saints Place, Woodbridge, VA

Funeral Service and Interment:  Saturday, December 9, at 11:00 am, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 4109 Jerome Road, Edinburg, VA


Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made in her name to either St. Matthew’s or St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. 

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