Laura Mavis Brown

November 10, 1930January 23, 2021

Laura Mavis Brown, 90, of Culpeper, VA passed away January 23, 2021. She was born November 10, 1930 to Leon F. Brown and Daisy B. Brown; was the widow of William Ernest Brown, Jr.; was a charter member of the Brandy Station Fire Department Auxiliary and the Stevensburg Baptist Church.

Surviving Laura are her children Carolyn Brown Corbin and her husband Doug , Billy Brown and his wife Kathy, Tina Brown and Dennis Brown and his wife Stacey; her grandchildren, Jason Corbin, Amy Corbin, Ashley Sowers, Bill Brown, Laura Zinn, Casey Glascock, Patrick Glascock, Joseph Bennett and Denny Brown; her great-grandchildren, Bree, Bentley, Avery, Austin, Haley, Zach, Kayley, Benson, Katie, Sophia, Savannah and Norah and her siblings, Clay Corbin, L.F. Brown, Nancy Smith and Brenda Green. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents and spouse, she is preceded in death by her siblings, Jimmy, Tommy and Evelyn Patricia Brown.

The family would like to extend thanks to the staff of the Hospice of the Piedmont and special caregivers Heather Dodson, Kathy Brown, Valerie Brown and Amy Corbin for devoted care given to Laura in her declining health.

A time of visitation will be 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at Clore-English Funeral Home, 11190 James Monroe Highway, Culpeper, VA 22701. Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Clore-English Funeral home at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, January 28, 2021 with Pastor Lee Brown officiating. Interment in Fairview Cemetery will immediately follow the service.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, all guests are required to utilize face masks. Please join livestream at 2:00 p.m. at

Gentlemen serving as pallbearers will be Laura’s grandsons, great-grandsons and Tony Troilo.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Brandy Station Fire Auxiliary, P. O. Box 19., Brandy Station, VA 22714 and/or Hospice of the Piedmont, 675 Peter Jefferson Parkway, Suite 300, Charlottesville, VA 22911.

Fond memories and condolences may be shared with the Brown family through The Brown family has entrusted Clore-English Funeral Home with these arrangements.


  • Brandy Station Fire Auxiliary
  • Hospice of the Piedmont



  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 27, 2021

  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, January 28, 2021



  • Interment following Funeral Service


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Cheryl Smith

January 26, 2021

Though I didn't get to see her much in recent years, my memories are strictly from my youth. What a special lady in every respect. Always a big smile , sparkle in those" pretty eyes" and so very welcoming!
Carolyn, Billy, Tina and Dennis - We are thinking and holding you all in our prayers.

Rebecca Breeding

January 26, 2021

Aunt Mavis was a very special lady . And her laugh was a cackle and loved by all who knew her. Such a caring and giving soul. I have way too many fond fond memories to list but she has and will always hold a very special place in my heart. I love you aunt Mavis. May you RIP❤️ Until we meet again.......