Floral 20

Earnestine Grant Brown

September 26, 1935 ~ April 24, 2020 (age 84)

Obituary Image

Obituary


Life’s Portrait of Earnestine Grant Brown

1935 - 2020


A Time to Be Born...
Earnestine Grant Frazier Brown was born on September 26, 1935, to the late John Calvin and Alma Miley Grant in Ehrhardt, South Carolina.
Educational and Spiritual Journeys...
Earnestine graduated from the Fairfax Training School in Fairfax, SC. She was gainfully employed at various hotels as overseer in the laundry departments, in Miami-Dade County, Miami, FL, for many years. She retired and moved to Allendale County, South Carolina. She became a member of the Greater Cherry Grove Christian Church (DOC) and served diligently, until she became partially disabled. She had a loving Christian spirit and a beautiful welcoming smile always.
A Time to Love...
She was married to the late Willie Frazier in August 1954, and from this union, two children were born, Willene and Herman. Earnestine later met and married Solomon Brown, and from this union, five children were born, Vera, Charles, Timothy, Abaluwa Kwbabwi, and Natasha.
A Time to Die...
Sister Earnestine Brown transitioned on April 24, 2020. She was preceded in death by both spouses, Willie Frazier and Solomon Brown; her parents, John Calvin and Alma Grant; two sisters, Pauline Grant and Thomasena Priester, and her loving son Charles Brown.
A Time to remember...
Earnestine leaves to cherish her memories: daughters, Willene Smart and Vera Rush of Fairfax, SC, Natasha Brown and Diana Brown of Miami, Florida, Shirley (Verdell) Early of Hampton, SC, Betty (Nathaniel) Roberts of Fairfax, SC, Annette Roberts, Mary Young, and Earnestine Marshall of Fairfax, SC; sons, Herman (Elizabeth) Frazier of Charlotte, NC, Timothy Brown, Lafayette Brown, and Obaluwa Kbabwi of Miami FL, Jeffery Frazier of Fairfax, SC, Willie Jr. (Felicia) Frazier of Appleton, SC, and Andrew (Carolyn) Youmans of Brunson, SC; three sisters, Kathleen Wood of N. Amityville, NY, Jestine Grant of Bronx, NY, and Emma Small of Fairfax, SC; one brother, Codosia (Mary) Grant of Cameron, NC: one brother-in-law, Rudolph Grant of Charlotte, NC; special niece, Veronica Turner Joyner of Miami, FL; and a special friend of the family, Joe Flowers, Jr., of Fairfax, SC; and a host of grands, great-grands, nieces, nephews, other loving relatives, and dear friends here and abroad.
 

To plant a tree in memory of Earnestine Grant Brown, please visit our tribute store.


Services

Public Viewing
Friday
May 1, 2020

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Riley's Funeral Home- Hampton Chapel Inc.
126 Pepper Street
Hampton, SC 29924

Private Interment

© 2020 Riley's Funeral Home- Hampton Chapel Inc.. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS