Mary Ruth Brown, 70


Mrs. Mary Ruth Brown, 70, of Swainsboro, passed away Saturday, July 3, 2021, at her residence following an extended illness. Funeral services will be Saturday, July 10, in the chapel of Chapman Funeral Home, and the time of service will be announced later. Family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 9, at Chapman Funeral Home.

Mrs. Brown was born October 7, 1950, in Swainsboro, to the late William Harry Brown and Annie Ruth Colbert Brown. She enjoyed going shopping and cooking, and loved spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Mary was a member of Love in Action. Mrs. Brown is preceded in death by her parents; brothers, William Brown, Charles Brown, and Danny Brown; and sister, Juanita Wadley.

Survivors include her daughters, Toinette Lashawn Brown of Jonesboro and Tiera Chantrell (Jermaine) Foster of Statesboro; sons, Juan Maurice (Laurielle) Brown and Dante Brown, both of Swainsboro, and Martez (Brandi) Brown of Dublin; husband, Elijah Carswell of Swainsboro; brothers, Samuel Brown of Douglasville, Larry Brown of Cincinnati, OH, Leon Brown of Atlanta, and Gene Brown of Swainsboro; sisters, Annie Scott of Detroit, MI, Julia Crawford of Rex, and Cora Brown of Cincinnati, OH; special granddaughter and caretaker, Cssacia Brown of Atlanta; 14 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, and many friends.

Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of arrangements.