Deborah Brown Tomlinson, age 68, passed away Tuesday, January 17, 2023, at Mission Hospital
McDowell. Deborah was born in Pearisburg, Virginia to the late Clinton S. Brown, Jr. and Dorine B.
Deborah thought the world of her family and loved going on adventures with them once a year.
Deborah was a phlebotomist and always kept herself sharp in the medical field reading any medical
journal or book she could get her hands on. She also like playing cards and board games. She
enjoyed helping others and never met a stranger. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and
Those left to cherish Deborah’s memory are her two sisters, Virginia Maurer (John) and Susannah
Gagnon (Tom); two nieces, Michelle Wheeler and Christine Underwood; one nephew Bradley Maurer
(Celia); and one grandniece, Zoey Underwood.
No services will be held at this time. The family would like to express their appreciation to the
McDowell House for the excellent care given to Deborah. She resided at the McDowell House for
over ten years. Deborah loved every person there and considered them part of her extended family.
Westmoreland Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Fond memories and
expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.westmorelandfuneralhome.com.