- Last Updated on 04:56 PM 12/13/12
Mrs. Blanche Brown Moorman of Hampton, formerly of Halifax County, died Wednesday, Dec. 12, in Hampton at the age of 92.
Mrs. Moorman was born Nov. 9, 1920 in Halifax County to the late Mr. Frank S. Brown and Mrs. Martha R. Brown. She was married to the late Mr. Linzie M. Moorman and was a member of Bethel Grove Baptist Church.
Mrs. Moorman is survived by three daughters, Mrs. Adell M. Barksdale and husband Coley of Zebulon, N.C., Mrs. Inez Robertson and husband Willie of Hampton and Mrs. Alice Perdue and husband David of Newport News; one son, Mr. William Moorman and wife Dorothy of Nathalie; two sisters, Mrs. Sarah E. Baldwin of Nathalie and Mrs. Mamie Clark and husband Sydney of Clover; three grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. In addition to her husband and parents Mrs. Moorman was preceded in death by three brothers, Mr. Adolphus Brown, Mr. Frank Brown and Mr. Beverly Brown.
Funeral services for Mrs. Moorman will be held Monday, Dec. 17, at 11 a.m. at Bethel Grove Baptist Church with the Rev. James E. Traynham officiating. Burial will follow at Sunflower Baptist Church cemetery.
Public viewing for family and friends will be Sunday from noon until 6 p.m., with family visitation from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Crawford House chapel in Halifax.
Arrangements are by Jeffress Funeral Home, South Boston.