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Catherine Williams Brown

Catherine Williams Brown, daughter of the late Elmer and Ada Mattis  Williams was born February 1, 1932 in Burton, South Carolina. On Tuesday July 29, 2014, at Beaufort Memorial Hospital, God summoned Sis Catherine from Labor to Rest.

Catherine, fondly known as “Kitty” and “Miss Kitty,” received her education in the local public schools of Beaufort County. She met and later married her childhood sweetheart, the Late Reverend Joseph N. Brown. They relocated to New York. Together they raised 27 children; 22 of whom were foster children that they loved and cared for as their very own.

She leaves to cherish her precious memory, two daughters, Adola Brown Rutledge and Doris Brown of Beaufort, SC; four sons: Albert Brown (Willa Mae), Kenneth Brown (Georgina), Robert Brown, of Beaufort, SC and Raymond Boben (Joyce) of New York. Two sisters, Betty Glaze (Leon) of Beaufort, SC, and Jeanette Williams of New York;  14 Grandchildren;  10 Great grandchildren; three brothers- in-law:  Joe W Brown (Wander) ofBeaufort,SC,  Berry Brown (Cora) of Elgin, SC and Minister Daniel Washington of Beaufort, SC; one, Sister-in-law, Almetia Brown of Beaufort, SC; three Godchildren: Priscilla , Ann and Ruth; Special  family friend,  Beatrice McCarthy; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and many other relatives and friends.

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