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Nettie Leese Brown
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Funeral services to celebrate the life of Nettie Leese Ogburn Brown, 90, of Columbia, will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, May 11, 2013 at Kilbourne Park Baptist Church in Columbia. Burial will follow in Quaker Cemetery, Camden, SC. The family will receive friends at 1:00 PM, prior to the service in the church sanctuary. Memorials may be made in Mrs. Brown’s memory to Kilbourne Park Baptist Church, 4205 Kilbourne Rd., Columbia, SC 29206 or a charity of one’s choice.

Nettie Leese Ogburn Brown, widow of the late Rufus Henry Brown, died Wednesday, May 8, 2013. She was born in Boykin, SC, the daughter of the late Fred Marshall and Nettie Smyrl Ogburn.

Surviving are her daughters, Joyce Bennett (Dan) of Baytown, TX, Jean Branham (Buddy) of Eastover, and Jane Rich of Columbia; grandchildren, J.J. Bennett Hiltz (Patrick) and Christopher Rich; great-granddaughter, Caitlin Connolly; step-grandchildren, Steven Bennett, and Meredith Kammerer, step-great grandchildren, Stephen, Daniel, Destiny, Hallel and Nathan Kammerer; brothers, Gary Ogburn (Nancy) of Camden, Onnie Ogburn (JoAnn) of Columbia and Larry Ogburn (Serena) of Camden; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband and parents, Mrs. Brown was predeceased by her brother, Fred M. Ogburn, Jr. and step-grandson, Billy Branham.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

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