SUMMERTON - Melissa Lawson-Brailsford, 41, widow of Cleveland Brailsford, died on Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, at McLeod Health Clarendon, Manning.

She was born on May 5, 1979, in Sumter, a daughter of Daniel Lawson and the late Susan Gibson Lawson.

Graveside services for Mrs. Brailford will be held at noon Saturday at Liberty Hill AME Church Cemetery, Summerton.

The family is receiving friends at the home of her sister, Khalilah "Dee" Lawson, 1102 Detwiler Road, Summerton. Due to COVID-19, masks must be worn.

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