Frances Brinkley
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Obituary of Frances Markham Brinkley

FRANCES MARKHAM BRINKLEY, 94, OF HOPEWELL, WIFE OF THE LATE REV. RICHARD L. BRINKLEY, SR. BECAME AN ANGEL OF OUR LORD JESUS CHRIST ON MONDAY, JULY 24, 2017. SHE WAS BORN IN BEDFORD COUNTY TO THE LATE CHRISTOPHER C. MARKHAM, SR. AND LOVEDAY GLADYS MARKHAM ON MARCH 17, 1923. SHE WAS PRECEDED IN DEATH BY HER SISTERS, MARY ALICE COOK, HILDA M. QUICK , CARRIE LEE MARKHAM ; BROTHER, CHRISTOPHER C. MARKHAM, JR. AND SON, RICHARD L. BRINKLEY, JR. SHE IS SURVIVED BY HER SISTER, BEVERLY MARKHAM WESSEL; DAUGHTER, KAY BRINKLEY GROCHOWASKI; SON, JAMES S.BRINKLEY; GRANDCHILDREN, FRANK K. R. GROCHOWASKI (REBECCA) , LYNN ARBOGAST, JUNE O'CONNELL (ED); NINE GREAT GRANDCHILDREN AND VARIOUS COUSINS, NIECES AND NEPHEWS. THERE WILL BE A PRIVATE GRAVESIDE SERVICE AT A FUTURE DATE. THE FAMILY REQUEST MEMORIAL CONTRIBUTIONS TO WEST END CHRISTIAN SCHOOL, 1600 S. ATLANTIC ST, HOPEWELL, VA. 23860 IN HER MEMORY.
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