Katherine ‘Kitty’ White Brown, 95, traveled the world

Katherine ‘Kitty’ White Brown

Katherine “Kitty” White Brown, 95, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 10, 2020, in Virginia Beach, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help. She was known as Katherine in North Carolina and Kitty in Virginia.

Originally from Bertie County, North Carolina, she had been a resident of Princess Anne County/Virginia Beach for nearly 70 years.

She was preceded in death by her husband, James “Jimmy” Brown.

After raising her children as a full-time mother, she developed a 27-year civil service career with the Department of Navy. Kitty enjoyed, and was very good at gardening, working outdoors, sewing, needlepoint, cooking and woodworking. She loved traveling around the world, but especially enjoyed spending time anywhere in North Carolina.

She is survived by her three children, Tim Brown, and his wife, Sue, of Westmoreland, Kansas, John Brown, and his wife, Deborah, of Alexandria, and Mary Ellen Doyle, and her husband, Mike, of Virginia Beach; grandchildren, Andy Tinkle, Billy Brown, and his wife, Jordan, Patrick Doyle, Karl Brown and Katherine “Katie” Doyle; as well as numerous beloved nieces and nephews scattered around Virginia, North Carolina, Florida and Colorado.

She will be buried beside her husband at 2 p.m., Friday, Feb. 14, in Hillcrest Cemetery, Colerain, North Carolina, her birth town.

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