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Sam Ella Brown

September 4, 1929 ~ November 4, 2017 (age 88)

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Funeral Service
November 10, 2017

1:00 PM
St. John United Methodist Church
1653 Green Road
Lake City, SC 29560

Interment following funeral service
November 10, 2017

McKenzie & Brown Cemetery
1294 New Zion Road
Lake City, SC 29560

Mrs. Sam Ella Brown, daughter of the late Samuel and Laura Burgess, was born in Hebron, South Carolina on September 4, 1929. She was called home to be with the Lord on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at home, with her daughter by her bed side. She was married for 32 years to the late, Jefferson Brown.

“Mama Brown”, as she was affectionately known, was loved by her family and all those she raised as her own. But most importantly, she loved God. Her love, dedication, and faith in God brought many to call upon her for prayer.

She was predeceased by her husband, Jefferson Brown; grandson, Kenneth Neil Fulmore; son-in-law, Earl McKoy; and 17 brothers and sisters.

Sam Ella leaves to cherish beautiful memories and cherished moments, her loving and devoted daughter, Ella McKoy of the home; stepdaughter, Rev. Alice (Joseph) Williams-Ellison of Blythewood, SC; grandchildren: India Symone Fulmore, Gensis Lamour Fulmore, and Jefferson Fulmore, all of Columbia, SC; great-grandchildren, Jamiyah Michelle Crowell, Iyanah Symphony Lamour Fulmore, and Ra’juanna Hope, all of Columbia, SC; special nephew, Chief Edward Burgess of Columbia, SC; special niece, Letha Hannah of Lake City, SC; and a godchild, Karon Billie of Columbia, SC; as well as a host of other nieces, nephews, cousins, and many dear friends that loved and cherished her.

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