July 7, 1922 - August 3, 2020
Mrs. Katie G. Brown was born on July 7, 1922 in Wedgefield, South Carolina. She was the last of eight children born to the late Marion Gayle, Sr. and Rosa Lee Colclough Gayle. She departed this earthly life on Monday, August 3, 2020 at her residence in Sumter, South Carolina. - Mrs. Katie received her education in the public schools of Sumter County. In the early 50’s, she moved to Manhattan, NY, where she resided for many years and was employed as a Laundress. In 1959, she married the love of her life and to this loving union, their son, Charles Gayle was born. After returning to South Carolina, she was employed at Shaw Air-force Base, Sumter. She was a life-long member of Orangehill RMUE Church in Wedgefield, where she sang on the choir. In her leisure time, she enjoyed Bingo and spending time with family. Mrs. Katie was a loving but tough disciplinarian. Her family loved to visit with her. She did not need to leave home to feel love and appreciated. In addition to her parents and late husband, James, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Ruth Lewis; two grandsons: Richard Lewis and Andre’ Lewis; seven siblings: William ‘Gippy” Gayle, Marion Gayle, Jr. William Gayle, Birdie Ray, Sarah Byrd, Martha Clark and Eliza Ball. Those left to cherish precious memories are her son, Charles (Susan) Gayle of Sumter, SC; 8 grandchildren: Marian (Paul) Romero, Yonkers, NY, Jacqueline (Derrick) Johnson, Marietta, GA, , Marthenia (Malcolm) Lewis, Sumter, SC, LaShonda (Charles) Capers, Sumter, SC, Jeremie Cozart, Washington, DC, Christopher Lewis, Bronx, NY, Andre Lewis, Marietta, GA, and Taylor Lewis, Bronx, NY; 9 great-grandchildren: Jonathan, Jasmine, Jalyn, Nakia, Morgan, Sydni, Miles, Sydney and Jeremiah and a host of other relatives and friends.
Mrs. Katie G. Brown was born on July 7, 1922 in Wedgefield, South Carolina. She was the last of eight children born to the late Marion Gayle, Sr. and Rosa Lee Colclough Gayle. She departed this earthly life on Monday, August 3, 2020 at her... View Obituary & Service Information
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