Mrs. Minnie Esther Brown

October 7, 1952 ~ June 24, 2019 (age 66)

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Minnie Esther Brown entered into eternal rest at home with her family by her side on June 24, 2019, after a brief illness.   Minnie gave her life to Christ at an early age and later rededicated herself to Christ at Macedonia Baptist Church, Newport News, Virginia in October 1997.

She was born on October 7, 1952, in Newport News, Virginia to Charlie and the late Maxine Whitehead.  She was preceded in death by her husband Richard Brown, her mother, Maxine “Jackie” Whitehead, a brother, Marvin Whitehead and a sister Dorothy “Dot” Whitehead.

She leaves to cherish her memories two sons, Donnell C. Whitehead (Lynnell), Andre Whitehead, one grandson, Donnell C. Whitehead, Jr., four grand daughters, Raechelle Davis, Nevaeh Demps, Andrea Whitehead, and Danajah Whitehead, three great grand sons, Dahvione Whitehead, Davari Whitehead and Diovahnie Whitehead, two brothers, Leon Whitehead of Hampton, Lenard Whitehead of Craddock, two sisters, Ms. Joyce Butler and Rev. Eugenia Grant (Rocliff) both of Newport News.  Cousins, Gloria London, Evelyn Thomas, Jean Thomas-Banks, Joe Manley and Don Thomas. A special adopted sister, Deborah Hawkins and her long time friends, Edna (deceased) and Earline. Minnie loved her two boys and the Dallas Cowboys as well as her adopted boys, Tracy Bonner, Terry Bonner, James Williams and Shawn Bush.


A viewing for the late Mrs. Minnie Esther Brown will be held from noon until 4 p.m. Sunday, June 30, 2019, at C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.


Services will be held noon Monday, July 1, 2019, at The Mount Peninsula Church, 6406 George Washington Memorial Hwy, Yorktown, VA.


Interment will be private.


It is the desire of the Brown- Whitehead  family that you keep them in your thoughts and prayers.


The family of the late Mrs. Minnie Esther Brown  has entrusted her final care to the staff at C.C. Carter Funeral Home, Inc.




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June 30, 2019

12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
C.C. Carter Funeral Home
3314 Roanoke Ave
Newport News, VA 23607

Funeral Service
July 1, 2019

12:00 PM
The Mount Peninsula Church
6406 George Washington Memorial Hwy
Yorktown, VA 23692

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