Keturah Bell Brown, born October 08, 1934 to the late Oni Roundtree and Harold Belvin. In 1955 Keturah was united in holy matrimony to the late Delmer Brown. Keturah was a member of the graduating class of 1954 of Richardson High School, Lake City, Fl; she was a member the Order of the Eastern Star Chapter in Lake City, Fl.
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On December 21, 2012 a beautiful life came to an end. Keturah, affectionately known by all as "Cherry", accepted Christ at an early age and became a lifelong member of Union African Methodist Episcopal Church in Lake City, Florida. During her young adult life she and her husband Delmer traveled extensively thru Europe and France where he was stationed. After retiring from the United States Army, Delmer, with his wife Keturah and their children, relocated back to Florida. She served faithfully and was dutiful in her church and in the Lake City and Winfield communities until her demise. Keturah leaves to cherish wonderful memories in the lives of her four Children: Celeste Belvin (Ronald), Lake City, FL; Cynthia Brown, Daytona Beach, FL; Mark A. Brown (deceased); Michael Brown (Margaret), Lake City, FL; & Kevin Fields (Ami), McAlpin, FL. 10 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; two aunts, Emma Lee Williams, Lake City, FL; Alberta White, Palm Bay, FL; one uncle, R.L. Parnell, Valdosta, GA; one sister-in-law, Sylvia Woodard, Jacksonville, FL; one brother-in-law, Reverend Freddie Bell, Lake City, FL; Goddaughter, Linda Taylor, Lake City, FL and many cousins, nieces, and nephews. Special Winfield friends, Mrs. Laverne Carter, Mrs. Clarice Wilson, Mr. Dave and Barbara Myers, Mrs. Mary and Mr. Wilbur Austin, & Mr. Rentz Galloway, her Best Friend Mrs. Danni Doby and Mr. Al, and a very loving and devoted great-niece Miss April Cray. The home going celebration for Keturah will be 11:00 A.M. Saturday, December 29, 2012 at the Union A.M.E. Church. Rev. Gary DeSue is the pastor and will officiate. Committal services will follow in the Truevine Cemetery. The family will receive other relatives and sorrowing friends Friday, December 28, 2012 from 5:00 to 7:00 P.M. also at the santuary of Union A.M.E. Church.
Professional Mortuary services entrusted to Eric A. Brown & Son Funeral Home, Jasper, Florida.
Published in Lake City Reporter on Dec. 29, 2012