GABLE - Merlenia Ham Brown, 60, wife of James Edward Brown, died on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017.

Funeral services for Mrs. Brown will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at St. John AME Church, Workmen community, Kingstree, with the Rev. Fredrick Johnson, pastor, officiating, the Rev. Samuel Sparks presiding and Minister Brain Fulmore and Evangelist Sylvia McFadden assisting. Burial will follow at the churchyard cemetery.

Wake services and Eastern Star rites will be held at 6 p.m. today at Hayes F. Samuels Sr. Memorial Chapel.

These services have been entrusted to Samuels Funeral Home LLC, Manning.