Mae Betts Brown

March 1, 1923August 24, 2018

Columbia – Mae Betts Brown died on Friday, August 24, 2018.

Mae was born in Sumter, SC on March 1, 1923 to George Ducker and Annie Poplin Betts. She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands Cecil W. Brown, John A. Buck and Charles (Chuck) K. Yelton as well as her seven brothers and sisters.

Mae was very proud of and dedicated to her family. She endured many personal sacrifices for the benefit of her family, and all are eternally grateful. She is survived by her sons, Cecil W. (Woody) Brown of Longmont, Co, Thomas E. and Cecelia Brown of Harstville, SC, Harry R. and Janice W. Brown of Columbia, SC, and James Robert and Martha Lee Brown of Leesburg, Fl, eight grandchildren, twelve great grandchildren and one great great grandchild.

She was a long time member of Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, serving as Circle Chairman on several occasions.

The family welcomes all friends and family to a celebration of Mae’s life at Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, on Wednesday, August 29, at 3:00 PM. The family will receive friends following the service in the church parlor. Dunbar Funeral Home is assisting the family with the arrangements.

The family wants to especially thank the entire staff of the Crossings of Columbia for all of the love and special care provided to our mother over the last two years. In addition, we would like to thank the staff of Pathway Hospice for their tremendous support and dedication to her during the last few months.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Forest Lake Presbyterian Church, 6500 N Trenholm Rd, Columbia, SC 29206.


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