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Mary A. B. Brimer

Mary A. B. Brimer

REEDVILLE—Mary Angeline Boling Brimer, 94 of Reedville passed away peacefully at home on April 14, 2022, surrounded by family.

Mary lived a long, beautiful life of faith and service. She was a longtime member of Bethany United Methodist Church in Reedville and Rebekah Circle, and a member of the Eastern Star. Mary volunteered at Friends of Northumberland Animal Shelter and delivered Meals on Wheels.

Mary came to Fairport in Northumberland County in 1968 with the love of her life, Ralph Brimer, where they opened Fairport Superette, a grocery store that served the community and the fishing industry of Reedville for many years. She would always say how proud she was to serve her community and “God bless America.”

She was predeceased by her parents; a brother, Jimmy; her beloved husband, Ralph Brimer; and son, Tommy Brimer.

She is survived by her two daughters, Iris Jones (Paul) of Montross and Mary Brimer of Oldhams; three grandchildren, Stacy Gough (David Benson) of Reedville, Heather Jeffries (Caleigh) of Lancaster and Paul Jones III (Danielle) of Mechanicsville; three great-grandchildren, Jada Jeffries, Gavin Benson and Amelia Benson; two sisters, Alice Jeanette Hetherman and Elizabeth Ann Lail; and a special caretaker, Jessica D. Jones. She is also survived by loving nieces, cousins and family.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. at Wednesday, April 20, at Bethany United Methodist Church in Reedville. Visitation was held at 10 a.m. and graveside services followed at Roseland Cemetery. Pallbearers were Paul Jones Jr, David Benson, Bill Packett III, Caleigh Jeffries and Edwin Hiner,

Memorials can be made to the Friends of Northumberland Animal Shelter, 11703 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, VA 22473.

Currie Funeral Home LLC of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.

Rappahannock Record Staff
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