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Okie Virginia Brown

August 4, 1925 July 23, 2017
Okie  Virginia Brown
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Obituary for Okie Virginia Brown

Okie Virginia Stiltner Brown, 91 years of age of Grundy, VA, passed away Sunday, July 23, 2017 at Buchanan General Hospital. Born August 4, 1925 in Buchanan County, VA, she was the daughter of the late L. Hadden Stiltner and Maggie Mae Owens Stiltner.

Okie enjoyed working in her flower garden and baking, especially her fried apple pies and cakes for her family and church family. She was a faithful Christian, trustee and charter member of the Church of Jesus for over sixty years and taught Sunday School for many years. A woman of great faith and prayer warrior. A loving mother, grandmother, sister and aunt.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Junior Lee Brown, daughter Dorothy Wolford, her sisters Bea Ramey and Birchie Smith, brothers Wayne Stiltner, Kirby Stiltner, Hassell Stiltner, Jay Stiltner, Sidney Stiltner and Paul Evan Stiltner.

Survivors include her daughter Maggie Nadine Skeens of Grundy, VA; brother Jerry Stiltner and wife Barbara of Cordovia, TN; son-in-law Lonnie Wolford of Grundy, VA; grandchildren: Rodney Wolford and wife Tammie, Heather Matney and husband Shawn; great-grandchildren: McKenze Wolford, Virginia Brooke Wolford, Anthony Isaac Wolford, Katherine Grace Matney and Maggie Emily Matney; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service for Okie Virginia Stiltner Brown will be at the Church of Jesus in Grundy, VA, Wednesday, July 26, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Rodney Wolford and Pastor Scotty Maxfield officiating. Burial will follow in the Mountain Valley Memorial Park, Big Rock, VA.

Active pallbearers will be Rodney Wolford, Scotty Maxfield, McKenze Wolford, Isaac Wolford, Mike Smith. Shawn Matney and Clinton Stiltner.

Honorary pallbearers will be the member of the Church of Jesus.

The family will receive friends at the Church Of Jesus, Tuesday, July 25, 2017 after 6:00 p.m. with evening service to be held at 7:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to

The family of Okie Virginia Stiltner Brown have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.

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6:00 PM 7/25/2017 6:00:00 PM
Church Of Jesus

Grundy, Virginia 24614

Church Of Jesus
Grundy Grundy 24614 Virginia
United States

Funeral Service




1:00 PM 7/26/2017 1:00:00 PM
Church Of Jesus

Grundy, Virginia 24614

Church Of Jesus
Grundy Grundy 24614 Virginia
United States

Cemetery Details


Mountain Valley Memorial Park Final Resting Place

32355 Riverside Drive
Big Rock, VA 24603

32355 Riverside Drive Big Rock 24603 VA
United States

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