Ernestine Brown, 92, had her life come to an end Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013, in Port Charlotte, Fla.
She was born July 2, 1921, in Blaney, S.C., to Arnett and Della Johnson.
Ernestine was a faithful member of Pleasant Hill United Church since childhood, and has been very active in many aspects of the church and the Girl Scouts. She graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in 1946. Ernestine was a graduate of Sunlight Beauty School in Tampa, Fla. She owned a beauty salon and worked as a beautician for over 37 years. Ernestine was also employed by Eugene and Nancy Turner of Turner Realty for over 20 years. She was married to Lt. George Brown for 38 years, before he preceded her in death.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, at Hickson Funeral Home, 142 S. Orange Ave., Arcadia, Fla. Burial will take place at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Arcadia. Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013, at Mount Zion AME Church, 256 S. Orange Ave., Arcadia.
Arrangements are by Hickson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Arcadia.