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Eppie Mae Byrd Brown

December 23, 1935 August 17, 2021
Eppie Mae Byrd Brown
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Eppie Mae Byrd Brown, daughter of the late Houston and Bertha Bacon Byrd, was born on December 23, 1935. At an early age she joined Sams Creek Missionary Baptist Church. Eppie graduated from the Candler County Training School in Metter, Georgia.

After graduating, she moved to Florida before relocating to Queens, New York where she met and married the late John W. Brown on October 4, 1969. Eppie gained employment with the U.S. Postal Service in New York and worked there until retirement. She became a member of St. Luke Cathedral Church in Laurelton, New York. She was a Deaconess, a member of the Pastor's Aid and Hospitality Ministries. Eppie was also a member of The Order of the Eastern Star.

Her late husband, John W. Brown, died in 2014. Seven of her siblings also preceded her in death: John Brook Byrd, Warnell Byrd, Bernice B. Byrd, Geneva B. Gibson, Ronald George, Lottie Byrd Owens, and Robertha Byrd McClain.

She leaves to cherish her memories: one brother, U.L. Byrd of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; one sister-in-law, Carolyn George of Twin City, Georgia; one brother-in-law: Sammie Owens of Orangeburg, South Carolina; a special niece, Inez Gibson Porter of Flushing, New York; two Goddaughters:Jacinda Porter-Brown of Flushing, New York and Janice Gibson Grant of Metter, Georgia; one Godson, Shakeim T. Richardson of Flushing, New York; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

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Visitation

Sunday

22

Aug

4:00 PM 8/22/2021 4:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 8/22/2021 7:00:00 PM
Hodges Funeral Home

509 Washington Street
P.O. Box 576
Metter, GA 30439

Masks are required.

Hodges Funeral Home
509 Washington Street Metter 30439 GA
United States

Graveside

Monday

23

Aug

10:00 AM 8/23/2021 10:00:00 AM
Sams Creek Church Cemetery

Hwy 46 West
Metter, GA 30439

Masks are required.

Sams Creek Church Cemetery
Hwy 46 West Metter 30439 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Sams Creek Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

Hwy 46 West
Metter, GA 30439

Hwy 46 West Metter 30439 GA
United States
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