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Willie Mae Brown

August 17, 1945 ~ March 15, 2023 (age 77) 77 Years Old

Willie Brown Obituary

Life Reflections

I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith. Now there is in store for me the crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous Judge will award to me on that day {11 Timothy 4:7-8)

Mrs. Willie Mae Sampson-Brown affectionately known as "Sister" and "Shorty" was born on August 17, 1945, in Aiken, South Carolina to the late Mr. Alex Sampson and Mrs. Leona Harrison-Sampson. She departed this life on March 15, 2023, at Prisma Health hospital in Columbia, South Carolina.

Willie Mae, a native of South Carolina, was educated in Richland and Aiken County Public School Systems. She graduated from A.L. Corbett High School in 1964. She joined the Sardis Missionary Baptist Church and gave her life to Christ at an early age and attended faithfully. For many years, Willie Mae was employed by the Wagener Manufacturing Company.

Willie Mae was married to the late Mr. Harry T. Brown on February 2, 1968. To this union, three children were born. She was a loving, devoted wife and excellent mom. She had a gentle spirit, very soft spoken, and a smile that would light up any room. The love she had for her family, church, neighbors and community is everlasting.

Preceding her in death: Mr. Harry T. Brown (husband), Two Daughters, Mr. Alex Sampson and Mrs. Leona Harrison-Sampson (parents), Mr. Alex and Mr. David Sampson (brothers), Mrs. Mattie L. Williams (sister), and Mrs. Kellar Sampson (grandmother).

Mrs. Willie Mae Sampson-Brown leaves to cherish her loving memories: Wileen (Wesley) Williams (daughter) of Wagener, SC, Westin Williams of Wagener, SC, Wyneisha (Rayvaughn) Hudgens of Augusta, GA, Brooklin Garvin of Batesburg, SC (grandchildren), Ms. Deloris and Ms. Brenda Sampson (sisters) of Perry, SC, Norris (Rhonda) Sampson (brother) of Atlanta, GA, Mrs. Ruth (Buist) Johnson, Mrs. Artistine (Spurgeon) Simmons, Mr. Roland (Rosa) Brown (sister and brother in-laws) all of Salley, SC and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

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March 18, 2023

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
J.H. Robinson Funeral Home of Wagener
190 Railroad Avenue W.
Wagener, SC 29164

Celebration of Life
March 19, 2023

1:00 PM
Sardis Missionary Baptist Church
265 Walnut St
Salley, SC 29137


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