SEASIDE, Calif. - Mrs. Nellie Renee Mays (Hartwell) Brown, age 89, of Clementia Avenue, Seaside, Calif., died Wednesday, March 5, 2003, at Monterey Pine Nursing Health Care Center. Funeral services will be announced by Jackson-Brooks Funeral Home in Aiken. She was a native of Springfield, S.C., but lived in California for the past 56 years. She was the mother of Mrs. Evetta Weaver. She was a former member of Oakey Spring Baptist Church in Springfield and a member of the Holy Assembly, Marina, Calif. where she was a member of the Usher Board and Deaconess Board. She was a member of the Golden Poppy Grand Chapter of the Order of Eastern Star. She is survived by her husband, Cecil Brown, Seaside; two daughters, Evetta Weaver, Salley, S.C. and Brenda Brown, Seaside; five grandchildren, Thomasina G. Brannum and Thomas Garrett, both of Salley, S.C. , Celester Weaver, Aiken, Larry Weaver, Hephzibah and Leonard Weaver of California; several great-grandchildren. She was the sister of the late Lenzy "Jink" Hartwell. Friends may call at the residence of the daughter, Evetta Weaver, 510 Jerusalem Branch Road, Salley.
The Augusta Chronicle March 6, 2003