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Doris Granz Brown

April 21, 1933 — November 12, 2017

Mrs. Doris Granz Brown, 84, wife of the late Charlie Lee Brown and a resident of Melfa, VA, passed away November 12, 2017 at Riverside Shore Rehabilitation Center in Parksley, VA.

Born on April 21, 1933 in Long Island, New York, she was the daughter of the late Carl William Granz, Sr. and Theresa Buck Granz. She retired at the age of 79 from McCaleb-Metzler Insurance Company after 54 years of service. She was a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church and Melfa Fire and Rescue in Melfa, VA.

She is survived by a daughter, Theresa B. Bundick of Harborton, VA; a son, David W. Brown of Melfa, VA; a grandson, Kyle J. Bundick and Kelsey Beaty (fiancé) of Harborton, VA; a granddaughter, Kristina D. Bundick of Newport News, VA; and a great - granddaughter, Karalynn Bundick of Harborton, VA. She is also survived by Norvil and Peggy Brown of Melfa, VA; Newton and Peggy Brown of Onancock, VA; Mae Mears of Glen Bernie, MD; Dorothy Merritt of Salisbury, MD; Martha Custis of Richmond, VA; Mill Brown of Brooklyn, MD; Grace Granz of Melfa, VA; and numerous nieces and nephews. Also numerous relatives in New York. She was predeceased by one brother and several brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

Funeral services will be conducted from the graveside at Belle Haven Cemetery on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 11:00 AM with Pastor Curtis Lucy officiating.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Oak Grove United Methodist Church, c/o Peggy Tilghman, PO Box 152, Keller, VA 23401 or Melfa Volunteer Fire and Rescue Company, PO Box 100, Melfa, VA 23410.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements were made by Doughty Funeral Home in Exmore, Virginia.

Graveside Service

Belle Haven Cemetery
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