Mrs. Leola G. Brown, age 81, of Summerville, GA. passed away Thursday morning in the local nursing home. A native of Savannah, Tennessee, she was born to the late Lawrence and Myrtle Walls Hill on December 26, 1926. Mrs. Brown was a member of The Ridgedale Unity Church of God, was retired from the sewing department of Best Mfg. Company, and was preceded in death by her husband J.T. Brown, a brother Paul Hill and sisters Viola Shubert, Dorothy Faye Davis, Christine Haggard, and Geraldine Taylor.
Surviving are daughters, Judy Tatum of Chatsworth and Peggy Rosson of Lyerly; sons Charles Brown of Summerville and Ricky Brown of Rome; sisters, Molly Jones of LaFayette and Naomi Ray of Chatsworth; brother Joe Hill of Summerville; thirteen grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Saturday at 1:00 p.m. from the J.D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Brother Junior Evans and Alton Stamey offiviating, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be grandsons with great-grandchildren as honorary pallbearers. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Earl Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.