Lila Mae (Huggins) Brown

August 10, 1932 ~ September 7, 2020 (age 88)


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On September 7, 2020 the heavenly gates opened wide and welcomed our loved one, Lila Mae Brown to eternal rest. "Lil Lila" as she was affectionately known, was a devoted mother, wife, sister, aunt, niece and friend.

"Lila" was born, August 10, 1932 in Bucksport, SC to the late Onita Huggins. She was educated at the Richardson Training School of Bucksport, SC. She was employed at Bucksport Head Start as a teacher's aide. She was a housekeeper in Myrtle Beach, SC for over twenty years until her health started declining. Lila gave her life to Christ at an early age, where she was a devoted member of Salem A.M.E. Church where she served on the missionary committee. Lila enjoyed cooking and spending time with family. Lila's favorite song was "Let it Rain". 

Preceding her to the grave is her mother, Onita Huggins, husband, Joseph Brown, sons, David Earl Brown and Windell Brown, daughter, Linda Best, sister, Lela McCray, brothers, Matthew Huggins, Albury Huggins and Willie Huggins, and her best friend, Mrs. Jean Hunt. 

Lila leaves to cherish her nine children, her sons: Joseph Brown, Jr of Bucksport, SC, Raymond (Shamiake) Brown of Bucksport, SC, Ray (Lamonica) Brown of Hampton, VA; her daughters: Gloria McCray of Columbus, NJ, Daisy Greene (Jerry) of Rochester, NY, Jacqueline (Jesse) Deberry of Columbia, SC, Roseann (Aldolph) Sherman of Bucksport, SC, Wanda (Nelson) Bethea of Conway, SC and Juliet (Vantorous) Graham of Bucksport, SC; a daughter-in-law, Princess Brown of New Jersey. Thirty grandchildren, forty great-grandchildren, and six great-great grandchildren. A sister, Mary Lee Hunt, a very special niece, Claudia Wright, a special cousin, Charlotte Sherman and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.  

There will be a visitation on Friday evening, September 11, 2020 from 6pm until 7pm.  A grave-side service is scheduled for Saturday, September 12, 2020 at 10:00am at the Salem AME Church Cemetery-Bucksport.  

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September 11, 2020

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McKiever Funeral Home
1408 Race Path Avenue
Conway, SC 29526

Funeral Service
September 12, 2020

10:00 AM
Salem African Methodist
8381 Salem Church Road
Bucksport, SC 29527

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