Ella Mae Brown

June 20, 2020


A private funeral service will be held Thursday, June 25, 2020 at 3 pm at Bethea Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.


Ella Mae “Gail” Brown was born on March 1, 1950 in Blenheim, South Carolina to the late, Etta Mae Alexander Peterson and Sam Brown Sr.

Ella Mae (Gail) departed this life on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at the Rehabilitation Center of Cheraw, South Carolina.

Ella Mae (Gail) was in the BTU Rest Home for several years before moving to Mcleod Hospital in Florence, South Carolina. Ella Mae remained at McLeod Hospital for several months before transitioning back to the Rehabilitation Center in Cheraw, South Carolina. Ella Mae (Gail) was sick for several more years and was in and out of McLeod Health Hospital in Cheraw, South Carolina.

Ella Mae (Gail) liked to sing, dance, watch television, eating – she was not picky. Ella Mae (Gail) also enjoyed sitting outdoors and talking with family and friends when they visited with her.

Ella Mae (Gail) was preceded in death by her parents, Sam, and Etta Mae Brown; Four brothers Norman Brown, Samuel Brown, Arthur Lee Brown, and Vander Brown; Three sisters, Lillie Bell Brown, Annie F. Brown, Carrie Bell Brown Waddell; One sister-in-law, Mae C. Brown; and Two brother-in-law, James Baker and Milton Waddell.

Ella Mae (Gail) leaves to cherish her memory, One Brother, David/Juanita Brown of Bennettsville, South Carolina; One sister, Famie C. Brown of Bennettsville, South Carolina; One sister-in-law, Aline Brown of Cary, North Carolina; Several special nieces, Annie B. Campbell, Carrie W. Jacobs, Pamela Baker and Savannah Mack. Ella Mae (Gail) also leaves to cherish her memory a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.


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June 24, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Bethea Funeral Home

Funeral Service
June 25, 2020

3:00 PM
Bethea Funeral Home

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