Mrs. Reta M. Brown
- January 17, 1909 - December 7, 2011
- Lexington, South Carolina
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“I only met Reta one time, but she was so warm and kind. She welcomed me to the family. She was obviously so adored by her family. I wish she could...Read More »
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“I love my Grandma and I am grateful for all that she gave to me through love and understanding. I will miss her and continue to follow her simple but...Read More »
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“Growing up with my parents and brother was alot of fun. There were arguments but never any mean spirited ones. These were always outweighed by love,...Read More »
3 of 8 | Posted by: David L. Brown - Columbia, SC
“I love you very much and will miss you tremendously. You were always there for us. We will feel the void since your gone. Love Always
4 of 8 | Posted by: Raymond K Brown - Paris, IL - Son
“Grandma and Grandpa were inseparable, for all of the time I knew them. Grandma was the foundation of their home. She was exactly like her Mother,...Read More »
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“Heaven will 'open and receive' a wonnderful, loving, and caring person ! Your kindness will always live 'on' in my heart and soul. God bless you Mrs....Read More »
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“Thank you for being one of the best mother-in-laws a girl could ever want. I will miss you very much and remember all the good times we had together...Read More »
7 of 8 | Posted by: Rose Brown - Columbia, SC
“The staff of Dunbar Funeral Home extends deepest condolences to the family of Mrs. Reta M. Brown.
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Graveside service for Reta M. Brown, 102, will be held at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, December 10, 2011 in Woodridge Memorial Park. Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, is assisting the family.
Mrs. Brown died Wednesday, December 7, 2011. Born January 17, 1909 in Vancouver, British Columbia, she was a daughter of the late Clarence Oliver and Maude Maria Graves Maddex. She was the wife of the late Raymond I. Brown.
Mrs. Brown was a member of Riverland Hills Baptist Church. She was a naturalized citizen of the United States, receiving her certificate of citizenship March 19, 1947. She was a dedicated mother and wife who enjoyed being a Cub Scout Den Mother, as well as serving on the PTA. She also enjoyed crocheting and crafting.
Surviving are her sons, Raymond K. Brown and wife, Jackie, David L. Brown and wife, Rose; six grandchildren; seventeen great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her brother, Howard Evans Maddex and her great- great-granddaughter, Madison.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stone Mark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210.