November 12, 2003
VIVIAN ‘TERESA’ BROWN NEWBY
NEWPORT NEWS – Vivian “Teresa” Brown Newby, daughter of the late Joyce Ann Phillips, departed this life on Nov. 8, 2003, at Riverside Regional Medical Center after a brief illness.
Vivian was born on Feb. 25, 1961. She was the wife of Walter Newby. Vivian attended Newport News public schools where she received her G.E.D. and later became a C.N.A. for several years. She was also a member of New Hope Baptist Church.
She leaves to cherish her memory her husband; her father, Ervin Yellowday; one daughter, Joyce “Lisa” Phillips; one son, Ronald “Duke” Brown; one stepson, Kevin Bowens; two grandchildren, Ericka and Ahsan; one aunt, Alice Mutz (Randolph); one uncle, Robert Phillips (Barbara); two special friends, James “Doug” Graves and Brenda Richardson.
A funeral service will be held noon Thursday, Nov. 13, at New Hope Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Viewing will be from 1 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home and two hours prior to the service at the church on Thursday.
Arrangements by O.H. Smith & Son Funeral Home.