- Last Updated on 12:00 AM 10/02/09
Mrs. Madeline Gather Brown Wolfe of Hardings Mill Road, Nathalie died Sept. 29 at Halifax Regional Hospital at the age of 93.
Mrs. Wolfe was born in Halifax County on April 8, 1916 to the late Mr. Bennie Brown and Mrs. Ella Wheeler Brown. She was married to the late Mr. Cleveland Wolfe and was a member of Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. She was also a former member of Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York and was a retired seamstress.
Survivors include one sister, Mrs. Carol Mjaanes of South Boston; a god-son, Mr. Ralph King of New York, NY; and a host of devoted nieces and nephews, other loving relatives and friends. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by four sisters, Christine Henry, Josephine Diallo, Lenna Simmons and Eva Collins; three brothers, Bennie Brown Jr., Joshua Brown and Christopher Brown; and a foster brother, Johnny Cuevas.
Funeral services for Mrs. Wolfe will be held Oct. 4 at 2 p.m. at Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church in Nathalie with Rev. James E. Traynham officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends at the service Sunday.
Public viewing for family and friends will be Saturday from noon until 6 p.m. at Jeffress Funeral Home chapel.
Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, North Main Street, South Boston.