February 19, 1964 ~ September 9, 2022

Born in: Lake Charles , LA
Resided in: Canyon Lake , Texas

The Life Celebration of Lesha “LadyB” Valiare-Brown

 

Wife, Mother, Servant, Teacher, Creole cook, Traveler, Gardener, Scholar, Friend, and “mother-figure” to many. Lesha departed this earth on September 9, 2022, at the age of 58.

 

Lesha P. Valiare-Brown entered the world on Feb 19, 1964. Born the youngest of three to Aristille “Irving” and Naomi Valiare in Lake Charles, Louisiana. She was baptized into the Catholic faith as an infant at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Lesha graduated from Marion Senior High in 1982 and then pursued an Associate’s of Science in Occupational Therapy from Northeast Louisiana University (University of Louisiana, Monroe) and later a bachelor’s in Liberal Studies from St. Edwards University. She enjoyed a career as a compassionate Certified Occupational Therapist (COTA). Lesha taught in an accredited OTA program at Houston Community College. She received recognition from Harris County Department of Education for implementing and coordinating the first Life Skills program at the middle school level for students with developmental and physical disabilities.

Lesha was joined in holy matrimony to the love of her life, Charles Brown in Sept. of 1996 and to their union was born four children Charnae, Nathanael, Jedediah, and Maresha. Lesha faithfully followed her husband and was later baptized at Maranatha Bible Church where she worshipped with family. She was an active participant in Sunday school and neighborhood outreach. She enjoyed volunteering and was a host home to Mwangaza Children’s Choir from Uganda. Lesha also obtained a certificate in Biblical Counseling at Community Bible Church with Pastor Louie Kaupp. She was active in Bible Study Fellowship (BSF) and part of the admin team. Lesha enjoyed verse by verse teaching of the Bible and continued serving the Lord at Calvary Chapel of San Antonio. She was an active participant in Pastor’s leadership class and was one of the prayer partners for Calvary Chapel’s third graders. She loved serving in Calvary’s yearly Joy of Jesus outreach in the park. Lesha and her husband prior to marriage was committed to following God’s call to homeschool their three children until High-School graduation. She developed their school curriculum with a biblical base foundation. A typical day begin with prayer and scripture memory. She was here to see two of them through college and the last to walk in December. Lesha was an inspiring lover of Jesus Christ who ministered to everyone whether by sharing a smile or scripture. She was a testimony to her faith and God’s enduring grace that was sufficient.

Lesha was proceeded in death by her son Charles R. Brown II, Jedediah Brown, mother Naomi Valiare, and father Aristille Valiare. Her memories are forever cherished by her husband, Charles R. Brown of Canyon Lake, TX, children Charnae Aristelle, Nathanael Louis, and Maresha RaeNae Brown; grandson Kyree Brown, brother Thomas Quentin Valiare (Janice) of Baton Rouge, LA. ; sister Anita V. Deruso

of Aurora, CO; Mother-in-Law Hazel S. Brown of Eunice, LA. ; sisters-in-law Diana Lindsey (Kirkland) of Houston TX, ; Alice Rogers (Joseph) of Nacogdoches, TX;, Vanessa Valiare of Houston, TX ; Irma Brown of Raleigh, North Carolina; brother-in-law Herbert Brown Jr. of Beaumont, TX; and a host of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, extended families , honorary children, friends and sisters in Christ.

Services

Memorial Service: September 23, 2022 10:30 - 11:30 am

Maranatha Bible Church
7855 TX-1604 Loop
Converse, TX United States

78109

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  1. CandleImageTo The Family Of Lesha Brown. I am so grateful to God for giving our family you. Your contagious smile will be terribly missed. Your strength and positive attitude towards others also will be missed. The love you gave to your husband and children will be rewarded to you when you see your creators face. Take your rest and know that your legacy will live on in your husband and children. You made an impact on this earth. Love.. Lucille & Anthony Carter. God protect the Family.

  2. Sincere Condolences to my Family. I only had the pleasure of meeting your Remarkable soulmate once, Cousin Charles, and I will treasure the memory forever. Know that God is with you and your children at this time and always. Continue to look to the hills which cometh your Help. Out help comes from the Lord.
    Keep your Faith.
    With Love,
    Sheryl Stevens

  3. CandleImageSending our condolences, prayers, and love to the family. Lesha was an amazing woman and the best hugger! I love you cousin and I thank God your days of pain are over. I know God is saying well done servant! You have blessed every life you have touched. I was so happy you got to come to the wedding and meet my love. You will be missed!

    Love,

    Andrea & Elbert

  4. CandleImageMy beautiful Mama B ….I simply cannot find the words to describe how much you will be missed. The impact you made on my life and everyone you came in contact with will last a lifetime. You truly were like a second mama to me. You embodied love, grace, kindness and so much SAS! You were an angel on earth and the world didn’t deserve you, but we were so blessed to have you while we did. I’ll remember you always. Rest in Power Mama B.

    To the Brown Family (Papa B, Charnae, Nathaniel, Maresha): I know there’s nothing I can possibly say to make this better or easier. But I hope you can find some comfort in knowing that your mothers memory will never die. She was a true queen and will not be forgotten. From the way she loved and raised you all, to the way she touched and loved everyone who knew her. Everything she taught all of us will live on through us, our children, and our children’s children. Your mother was an incredible person and she raised and loved incredible people. I love you all and your in my constant thoughts and prayers.

    -Christa

  5. Sending deepest condolences to Charles and the Brown family… to all the families. Lesha, while it’s been many years since I’ve last seen you, I remember well the time spent at Maranatha. Your smile, laugh, commitment to God’s kingdom. How you served your family as wife and mother. And what a blessing when we served together with the Mwangaza Choir. You drove that big ol’ van and I was blessed to serve with you. Praying our Father’s greatest comfort to all. ❤️

  6. CandleImageMrs. Brown, you were just like a mother to me and welcomed me with open arms into your home. You were always a kind, caring, and loving woman that deserved all the love you received/ receive. Sending condolences and comfort to you all in this difficult time, much love to you all. 🧡

  7. CandleImageSending condolences, prayers, and love to Lesha’s family. I pray you all have GOD’s protection, comfort and peace.

  8. To an amazing woman who was my home away from home growing up. You will be missed and sending all the love to the family 💛

  9. CandleImageTo Charles Brown and the family, we send our deepest sympathy to you and will continue to pray for your strength during this season.

  10. CandleImageMy condolences to you Charles, Nathanael Charnae and Maresha! What a loving wife, mom and friend our sweet Lesha will always be known as! Though we know she’ll be missed greatly, we know she’s in a place we’re all destined to go; those who know the same God she served! Those who didn’t, if you’re reading this you still have time!! God makes no mistakes and we know she lived, loved and laughed! Peace and much love be with you family!

  11. CandleImageWe extend our sincerest condolences to the Brown family. May the peace of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ rest upon your entire family.

    Ken & Reba Sneed

  12. CandleImageCharles, My condolences to you and the children. There is no sorrow that Heaven can’t heal. God says in His Word “He will heal the broken hearted and bind up there wounds”. Stay close to the Father, He will never leave you nor forsake you. Praying for your strength!♥️🙏🏾 Your Sister Gwen

  13. CandleImageSending my deepest sympathy to CHARLES and the children and the family love you and will be praying for the family I will miss my sweetheartWhenever I see CHARLES I will see her with her beautiful smile I love her so much

  14. CandleImageTo Charles, my dear brother, Charnae, Nathanael and Maresha. My heart is so full and words can’t even express my feelings right now. Lesha and I had a bond like no other; she was my sister, my best friend, my prayer warrior and so, so much more…..we will lean on God for strength, comfort and healing till we meet with her again. Love you all, Aunt Ness, known to her as “my VV”❤️🙏🏾❤️

  15. My deepest condolences to you Charles and the family on your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to all.
    Bruno Tristan

  16. CandleImagemama brown.. this was very hard to come to terms with. I am glad I had the opportunity to be in your family as one of yours. We love you mom.
    -Reina & your papoose

  17. CandleImageFrom your postal family Charles: We send our deepest condolences for your loss. We know that no words can be expressed to make you and your family feel better. Nevertheless we want to let you know that we will be praying for you and your family. May your lovely wife, Lesha, always be a beautiful reminder of LOVE.

  18. CandleImageOur deepest condolences to the Brown Family. May our Lord shower you with peace, as He comforts you in your loss. Lesha will be missed here on earth, but we look forward to seeing her in Heaven, at Jesus’ feet. Praying for blessings and even joy as sweet memories come to mind. Big hugs❣️ We love you all❣️

  19. CandleImageAlthough we lost touch with each other over the years, I always knew that if we ever needed each other, we were just a phone call away. Lesha was always a source of comfort and strength for me. When my kids were little, she was there to guide me through motherhood and wifehood. She taught me to be at peace with being a stay-at-home mom. She counseled me using the Word of God through many life issues. Lesha was beautiful on the inside and outside. I will miss her infectious smile and her strong hugs. I am a much better person having known her. I will forever cherish her memory. I know that Lesha is rejoicing with Jesus. Charles, Charne, Nathaniel, and Maresha, we’re praying for God’s strength and comfort for you. Let us know if you need anything. We love you!

  20. Our sweet sister Lesha will be missed. We praise God for the friendship that we forged your honor, that will only continue when we see each other again at Jesus feet. Prayers for the family, condolences, and encouragement to hope in Christ for a great reunion in heaven..

  21. Stay in Grace Charles n Family
    My God Keep you strong n Faith keep you going.
    You’re an awesome family
    I’m glad we met.
    Our Condolences.

  22. Our deepest and sincere condolences in the loss of sweet Lesha. So sorry to hear of this world loss, but the angels rejoicing of their gain. We know you will miss her, and mourn this loss for days, months and years to come. We can only imagine the number of lives and hearts Lesha touched during her presence with us. Her work of the Lord is done and we pray for your strength and comfort during this most difficult time. ❤️Chaplain Elliott and La’Tonga Williams

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