Brown, Neomia Haley

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Neomia Flora Mae Haley Brown completed a lifetime mission of service and faith on Wednesday, December 16, 2015. Neomia was born on June 30, 1929 in Radford, the daughter of the late Robert and Hattie P. Haley.

Neomia was a beloved daughter, wife, mother, grandmother, and an outstanding pillar of her community. She enjoyed living and touched every life she encountered. She was Church Mother at Radford Church of God in Christ.

Neomia was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Paul A. Brown; her son, Paul A. Brown; her brother, Howard Haley; and her sisters, Elsie Travis, Dorothy Haley, Mary Ingram, and Gloria Chapman.She is survived by her devoted daughter, Zaida Ward (Wendell); her grandsons, Duane Pierson (Crystal) and Adam Ward; her great-grandson, Roman Pierson; her brother, Glennwood Haley (Mary); her sisters, Myrtle Lewis, Christobel Lewis (James), and Jacqueline Haley; and a great number of nieces; nephews; and in-laws.

She will be fondly remembered and greatly missed by so many.

The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, December 19, 2015 at Radford Church of God in Christ (206 Russell Avenue, Radford, VA 24141) with funeral services to follow directly after with Elder Ronald Watson officiating.

DeVilbiss Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.