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Mrs. Ethel Mae Brown

January 16, 1932 ~ November 27, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Mrs. Ethel Mae Brown Obituary

It is with heartfelt sorrow that the management and staff of Mitchell-Josey Funeral Home, Inc. and members of the Brown family announce the transition of Mrs. Ethel Brown of Darlington.  Mrs. Brown expired on Monday, November 27, 2023 at her residence following an illness. 

Funeral service is 12 Noon Friday, December 1, 2023 at New Zion Deliverance Baptist Church.  Interment will follow in Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery.


    “I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith ….”                                                                                                 II Timothy 4:7

    Mrs. Ethel Mae “Nank” Brown was born in Darlington, South Carolina on January 16, 1932 a daughter of the late Alice Joines Joint and Charles Joint.  She entered into her eternal rest on Monday, November 27, 2023 at her residence.

    “Nank”, as she was affectionately called, received her formal education in Society Hill, SC where she attended Rosenwald High School.

    She was a faithful member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church until her health declined.

   Those left to cherish her memories are:  one son, Rex Brown of Darlington, SC; four daughters:  Barbara (the late David) Robinson, Daisy (Levern Sr.) Jackson, Melba (James) Lucky all of Darlington, SC and Tera Ann (Leroy) Dukes of Jacksonville, NC; 13 grandchildren: Valerie, Levern Jr., Angela, Charmaine, Felicia, Lenora, Jessica, Michelle, Rex Jr., Andre, Chris, Kendrick and Alex; 29 great grandchildren; 7 great great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

    She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry Brown; two daughters: Patty Brown and Florence Brown; one granddaughter, Charlotte Brown; two grandsons: Pv.2 Michael Dukes and Markese Robinson and all of her siblings.

Visitation for relatives and friends will be held at the residence of a daughter, Barbara Robinson, 617 Heathwood Drive, Darlington. 

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Funeral Service
December 1, 2023

12:00 PM
New Zion Deliverance Baptist Church
1760 N. Gorvernor Williams Hwy
Darlington, SC 29532

Interment following funeral service
December 1, 2023

Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery


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