Lorena Joy Brown, 80, of Roanoke,Va. passed away on August 20, 2019. Lorena, also known as Renie, was born in Roanoke on November 30,1938 to the late Charlie Reuben Smith and Hazel Freeman Smith. She was preceded in death by her brother Kenneth Smith and her son Donald Brown.
Lorena was a lifelong member of the Church of God.
Lorena is survived by her husband, Sonny Brown, daughter and son-in-law, Martha and Donnie Pritt, granddaughters Gracie and Chely Pritt, sister and brother-in-law, Martha and Orbin Lane, brother and sister-in-law, Reuben and Susan Smith. As well as, multiple nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends and family at Simpson Funeral Home, Saturday August 24, 2019 from 9:00-10:00am. The funeral will be held at 10:00am following the visitation, with Pastor Jason Cook. The burial will be after at Sherwood Memorial Gardens. Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home. (540)366-0707.