Berrita “Benita” Smiley Brown, 67, passed away peacefully Friday, February 19, 2021.
She was born in Waycross, July 16, 1953 to Pulmer and Gertie Neil Lee Smiley.
She was a graduate of Waycross-Ware Tech.
She resided in Hopkins, SC with her husband and will be missed greatly by family and friends.
Survivors include her husband, Ira Brown Jr.; a daughter, Sonya M. Cook; a son, Ira Brown III; four sisters and a host of other relatives and friends.
The family thanks everyone for their prayers during this most difficult time.
Visitation will be held from 11 a.m.–noon Wednesday, Feb. 24 at Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home, 2930 Colonial Dr, Columbia, SC 29203.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, Feb. 25, from the Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home.
Interment will follow in the Ft. Jackson National Cemetery, 4170 Percival Road, Columbia, SC 29229
Bostick-Tompkins Funeral Home of Columbia, SC, is in charge of arrangements.