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Sarah Anne C. Bromley

Sarah Anne C. Bromley

MORATTICO—Sarah Anne Conley Bromley, 91, of Morattico passed away on April 13, 2023.

Born on May 3, 1931, she was the daughter of the late James Gilliam and Emily Delano Conley.

She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas Cecil Bromley; her sisters, Gertrude C. Gaskins, Virginia C. Kelley and Lois C. Rogers; and her brothers, David A. Conley, Samuel G. Conley, Alvah O. Conley, Woodrow W. Conley, Benjamin D. Conley and James P. Conley.

Surviving are her daughter, Elizabeth B. Cornwell and husband, J. Eric of Kilmarnock; a grandson, Eric C. Cornwell (Chelsea); and two great-grandchildren, Carmen F. and Camden K. Cornwell.  Also surviving are numerous nieces and nephews and very special neighbors and friends, Constance E. Conley, Deborah K. Saunders and George U. Hazzard.

Mrs. Bromley was a member of Kilmarnock Baptist Church where she served as a deacon, Sunday school teacher, choir member and a member of the Woman’s Missionary Union.

She was a charter member and secretary of the Morattico Waterfront Museum. She was a valedictorian graduate of Wicomico High School and an honor graduate of Longwood College with a bachelor’s in elementary education. While at Longwood she was a member of Kappa Delta Pi honor society as well as Beorc Eh Thorn, an honor English society. As a teacher she was a charter member of the Alpha Omega Chapter of Virginia Iota State Organization of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International until the chapter disbanded in July 2022. Teaching was her passion and it warmed her heart when former pupils remembered her.

Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 19, at Kilmarnock Baptist Church, Kilmarnock. Interment followed in Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery, Alfonso. Visitation by family and friends was held from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, April 18, at Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock.

Memorials may be made to Kilmarnock Baptist Church, P.O. Box 99, Kilmarnock, 22482; Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 205, Lively, VA 22507; or Morattico Waterfront Museum, P.O. Box 80, Morattico, VA 22523.

Rappahannock Record Staff
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