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Rosa Bell Brown

May 9, 2017

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Luray, SC-“ I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course,  I have kept the faith. Henceforth, there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge, shall give me at that day.”  II Timothy 4: 7-8

Sister Rosa Bell Brown was born on June 27, 1945 in Allendale County, South Carolina, to the late Bro. John Earl Williams, Sr. and Sis. Pearline Owens-Williams. She received her education in the public schools of Allendale County.  At an early age, Rosa joined St. Matthew A.M.E. Church, Luray, South Carolina, where she served on the Usher Board. She was employed for numberous years as a Domestic Technician with Groton Land Company.

Rosa is preceded in death by a daughter, Jacqueline Melissa  Williams. Our Heavenly Father called Rosa home to rest May 9, 2017 at her residence surrounded by her loving family.

Dedicated to her memory: a devoted family; her husband, Deacon Frank Brown, Sr.; two sons, Frank Brown, Jr. and Kelvin Parish Brown, of Luray, SC; daughter, Rosella (Ronald) Calloway of San Diego, CA; brother, Bennie Williams, of St. Mark Community Allendale, SC; two sisters, Bertie (Robert) Dunlap of Philadelphia, PA and Bessie McCain of Trenton, SC; three sisters-in-law, Mattie Blake, of Savannah, GA; Eva Matos, of Jersey City, NJ and Joann Taylor, of (St. Mark Community) Allendale, SC; four brothers-in-law, Isaiah Albright, Willie Taylor, and Carnell Grant, all of Jersey City, NJ, and Willie Joe Heyward; great-nephew, Eric Williams (caregiver); eleven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and a host of other family and friends.

 Service Information

May 14, 2017

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Riley's Funeral Home Hampton Inc.
126 Pepper Street
Hampton, SC 29924

Funeral Service
May 15, 2017

11:00 AM
St. Matthew AME
8216 River Road(Hwy3)
Luray, SC 29923

May 15, 2017

Pear Orchard Cemetery
River Road
Luray, SC 29932

The body will lie in state for one hour. There will be no viewing after eulogy.
May 15, 2017


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