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Diana Brown-Gaither / September 03, 2019

Diana Brown-Gaither, 64, of Ruther Glen, died Monday, Aug. 26, 2019.

Diana was born on Jan. 31, 1955 in South Hill, to the late Viola Davis and Larmon Brown. She graduated with a degree in business management from Strayer University and had a successful 35 year career as a budget analyst for the federal government.

Diana is survived by her sons, Alexander (Shaclecha) Douglas of Youngstown, Ohio and Derrick (Laurice) Gaither of Fayetteville, N.C.; daughter Elizabeth Mills of Fredericksburg; 20 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren who will always know and love her as “Nana”. Diana leaves to love and cherish her memory her many sisters, brothers, nieces, nephews, special friend John Epperson and the Epperson family.

She was a loving daughter, sister, mother, cousin, aunt, and friend. Diana will always be remembered as being a strong, outspoken woman, who was full of wisdom and would help anyone.

The family will received friends Friday, Aug. 30 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. A Celebration of Life was held Saturday, Aug. 31 at the funeral home chapel. Interment was private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in her name at

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