Mrs. Alma Alberta Green Brim of Mount Airy, NC, passed on Tuesday, February 14, 2017, at 4:20 a.m. at the Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson, NC. She was born March 15, 1924, in Patrick County, VA, to the late Robert and Cora Ann Green. Mrs. Brim was a loving homemaker, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She is survived by her daughters and son-in-law, Alma Estelle Alexander and husband Coy of Beckley, WV, and Cathy Brim of Mount Airy, NC; sons and daughters-in-law, Bryant Nathaniel Brim Jr., and wife Sandra of Beckley, WV, Fred McKay Brim and wife Regina of Charlotte, NC, Howard Bennett Brim and wife Judith of Mount Airy, NC, and James Hamilton Brim and wife Lona; grandchildren, Anthony Alexander (Teresa), Cory Brim (Lauren), Jarrod Brim, Chris Brim (Brittany), Justin Brim and fiancée Amanda, and Marcus Brim; twelve great-grandchildren; sisters, Sarah Brim of Ararat, VA, Maggie Brim of Ararat, VA; and brothers-in-law, Fred Brim and wife Alice of Ararat, VA, and Glen Brim and wife Opal of Ararat, VA. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Brim was preceded in death by her husband Bryant Nathaniel Brim; six brothers and two sisters. Funeral Service will be Saturday, February 18, 2017, at 1 p.m. at Clarks Creek Progressive Primitive Baptist Church in Ararat, VA, conducted by Elder Henry Wright with interment to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church from noon until time of service. The family of Mrs. Brim would like to thank the Cancer Center at Baptist Hospital, Primary Physician Dr. Petri, Dr. French and the Emergency Department at Northern Hospital of Surry County; Dr. Kinsley and the staff at Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care and the EMS department of Surry County. Howell Funeral Service of Mount Airy is serving the family. "In this life we cannot do great things. We can only do small things with great love."
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