Nellie Lue Brown Hanlin, 93 years old passed away peacefully Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at Potomac Place in Woodbridge.
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Born September 28, 1925 in Woodbridge, to the late Henry and Irene Arnold Davis; she married Ralph Brown in 1946; they had seven children and departed ways in the early 1960s and alone raised her children and taught them to be good productive adults.
She was a longtime resident of Woodbridge and was retired from the Woodbridge Post Office where she met and eventually married her 2nd husband Rosten Hanlin on May 22, 1982. She loved the Outer Banks where many memorable family vacations were had. She and Rosten retired to Warsaw, VA and enjoyed 17 years together before he passed away in 1999. She enjoyed crocheting Afghans for everyone in the family.
Survivors include two sons: Russell (Joann) Brown of Berryville, Bill Brown (Anna) formerly of Woodbridge, VA, one daughter: Linda Schermerhorn (Rich) of Triangle, VA, Grandchildren: Carol Harstad, Laura Guerra, Michael Brumbaugh, Sara Brumbaugh, Brandon Brown, Barbara Brown, Jennifer Potter and Steven Burdette along with 11 great Grandchildren and 2 great greatgrandchildren.
Also surviving are her stepchildren: Louise Jaloway of Virgilina, VA and Esther Goff of Springfield, VA. Barbara Hanlin of Warsaw, VA with numerous step grandchildren and step great grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her husband; Rosten, her children Ralph Brown, Barbara Brown, Betty Harstad and Eileen Brumbaugh and her stepson; Mike Hanlin
The family will receive friends on Monday, June 24, 2019 from 11:30 to 12:30 will be held at Baker-Post Funeral Home & Cremation Center 10001 Nokesville Road Manassas, VA. A funeral service will be held at 12:30pm with Pastor H.G. Leach officiating.
Interment to follow at Fairfax Memorial Park, Fairfax, VA.
Please sign the guest book at www.bakerpostfh.com.