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Obituary for Donna Brown (Swain)

Donna  Brown (Swain)
Donna Swain Brown, 50, of Salem, passed away on Monday, August 27, 2018. She was preceded in death by her mother, Millie Sweet Gillispie; father, Donnie Reginald Swain; brother, Reggie Swain; and niece, Ashleigh Swain.
Left to cherish her memory are son, Jacob Leon Brown and wife, Kimberly; partner, Robert Wright; grandchildren, Bentley Brown; brothers, Mark Swain and wife, Patricia and Duane Gillispie and wife, Melinda; sisters, Michelle Carroll and husband, Johnny and Tammy Fuller; nephews, Travis Swain, Jonathan Carroll, Preston Carroll and Justin Gillispie; nieces, Samantha Swain, Tabitha Carroll and Lauren Swain; and numerous friends.
The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 30, 2018 at John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home, Salem. A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, August 31, 2018 at Cedar Lawn Memorial Park, Roanoke.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.johnmoakey.com.
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