Graveside services will be held 1:00 P.M., Wednesday, September 15, 2021 at Brown Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery, Highway 224, Montezuma, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services, including burials, are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
LaWanda was born January 12, 1978 to Edith Mae Martin Brown and Hozie Brown in Americus, Georgia. She was preceded in death by one brother, Travoris Brown.
At an early age, she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal savior and joined Harrison Chapel Baptist Church.
She was educated in the public school system of Macon County and was a 1997 graduate of the historic D.F. Douglass High School. She further her education at South Georgia Technical College whereas she pursued a degree in Welding. She was a tax preparer for a number of years.
Survivors are three children, Jacquille Brown, Jessyca Kendrick and Zaccheus Kendrick; one grandchild, Kaiden Brown; parents, Edith Mae Brown and Hozie Brown; a loving, praying grandmother, Mary Lizzie Brown; a stepdaughter, Victoria Carter; a loving companion, Tyree Carter; siblings, Romekia Brown, Sharonda Brown, Myesha Brown; aunts, Felicia, Mary, Malinda, Rhonda, Peggy, and Cynthia; uncles, Melvin, Liman, Willie and Michael; nieces and nephews, Akiyah, Kel’Mesha, Sha’torri, ZyKemmia, Drodarius, Keontaye’, Treveyon, and Ky’ree; great nieces, Kahli and Dalaysia; god kids, Jerniyah and Zamiya; a devoted cousin, Lashunda Burnam and a host of other relatives and friends.