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Mae West Missouri

November 17, 1940 ~ April 25, 2020 (age 79)


Psalm 55:6  And I said, Oh that I had wings like a dove! for then would I fly away, and be at rest.


It is with profound sympathy that we announce the passing of Ms. Mae West Missouri of Greenville, SC, formerly of Camden.  Ms. Missouri entered into rest on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Prisma Health Greenville Memorial Hospital.

Ms. Mae West Missouri was born November 17, 1940 to the late Ollie Patterson Missouri and Lewis Missouri, Sr.

Mae received her education at Carver Elementary School in Bethune and St. Matthew School in Camden. 

She was converted and baptized at an early age under her uncle Robert Missouri, Sr. and her father Lewis Missouri, Sr. Later she moved to New York and attended Gatherlene Baptist Church.

Mae was a people person.  She loved to dress in expensive clothes, listening to Gospel and R & B music, entertaining, and cooking.  She was also the neighborhood beautician and loved visiting with her sister Liz.

She was preceded in death by her parents: Ollie Patterson Missouri and Lewis Missouri, Sr.; three brothers: George W. Missouri, David Missouri, and Robert Lee Missouri; six sisters: Viola Missouri Warren, Susie Missouri Thomas, Ida Mae Missouri, Hattie Missouri Newman, Willene Missouri Middleton, and Gertrude Missouri Clark; and a grandson: Robert Anthony Missouri.

She leaves to cherish her loving memories seven daughters: Gwendolyn Missouri, Glenda Missouri Hislop (Theodore), Keisha R. Missouri, Patricia Missouri, Destiny Missouri, Amanda Missouri, and Danielle Missouri; three sons: Steven Missouri, Robert Missouri (Frina), Eugene “Shane” Missouri; one sister: Elizabeth Missouri Harris; one brother: Lewis Missouri, Jr. (Thomasina); 13 grandchildren: Melissa, Samuel, Frayondre, Dalvondre, Lena, Jenasia, Dashne, Diamond, Isiah, Treyron, Joseph, Kialia, and Cashem; eight great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.

The family of Ms. Mae West Missouri in consideration of the current health crisis facing our world, nation, state and local community, has decided to hold a private, family only, service for their loved one that will be livestreamed through Brown's Funeral Home's Facebook page. While the Missouri family would love to be surrounded by your presence, they acknowledge the health risks to family, church members, friends, and particularly to those who are most vulnerable to this disease, the elderly and those with chronic health conditions. What the family needs most at this time are your prayers and understanding.  Thank you for your concern and cooperation.



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