November 10, 1940 - August 15, 2020
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lou Burnette Brown, 79, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, in Lakeview Baptist Church. Rev. Ken Hughes, Rev. Steve Winburn, and Rev. Dr. George Howle will officiate with burial to follow in Palmetto Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the church. Those attending the service will be asked to wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines. The service will also be available via live stream at: https://www.facebook.com/LakeviewFamily. Brown-Pennington-Atkins Funeral Home is caring for the family. Mrs. Brown entered into rest on Saturday, August 15, 2020. Born in Bryson City, NC, she was a daughter of the late Clint Edmond and Margaret Emma Green Burnette. She graduated from Swain County High School in Bryson City, NC. Mary was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church for 45 years, where she had previously served as the Sunday School Bookkeeper for many years. She was often involved in many other programs of the church and the Hartsville Soup Kitchen. She was a food service bookkeeper for Darlington County Schools for 40 years. Her career began at Butler High School, after which she moved to Sonavista Elementary, and then retired from North Hartsville Elementary School. Her faith in Jesus Christ was very strong, and she displayed a servant's heart in all that she did. Mary enjoyed sewing, gardening, and baking and sharing what she made with others. She especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and sharing her love with them. Surviving are her husband of 55 years, Julius Leroy Brown of Hartsville, SC; son, Coy L. (Lorelie) Brown of Mt. Pleasant, SC; grandchildren, Drew Brown, Emma Brown, Reagan Brown all of Mt. Pleasant, SC; sister, Janette (Meggs) Leonard of Athens, GA; brothers, Dennis (Elsie) Burnette of Lexington, NC, Carl (Patsy) Burnette of Brevard, NC, Doug Burnette of Rydel, GA, Roger (Linda) Burnette of Bryson City, NC; numerous nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lakeview Baptist Church, 202 Lakeview Blvd., Hartsville, SC 29550.
Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Lou Burnette Brown, 79, will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, in Lakeview Baptist Church. Rev. Ken Hughes, Rev. Steve Winburn, and Rev. Dr. George Howle will officiate with burial to follow in... View Obituary & Service Information
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