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Leila Mae (James) Brown

November 7, 1935 - September 16, 2018

Burial Date: September 29, 2018

Saturday September 29, 2018 in Friendship Baptist Church, 26 Edwards Church, Hamden at 9am. Viewing in Church 8-9am. Interment will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park.

Leila Mae (James) Brown, age 82, of Meriden, entered into eternal life on Sunday September 16, 2018 YNHH. Born on November 7, 1935, in Everetts, NC, daughter of the late Jesse and Jessie (Everetts) James. Cherished mother of Shelton (Helen) James of NC, Robert Jones of Meriden, Wanda Jones-Williams of GA, Valerie “Imani” (Randy) Denny of Shelton. And Yvonne (Walter) Jones-Evans of Meriden. Survived by 19 grandchildren, 28 great grandchildren, 2 great great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her first husband Robert Jones Jr., and second husband Hayward Brown. Also predeceased by two brothers Lorenzo “Lo” James and Robert “Mayo” James.
A celebration of Leila’s will be held on Saturday September 29, 2018 in Friendship Baptist Church, 26 Edwards Church, Hamden at 9am. Viewing in Church 8-9am. Interment will follow in Beaverdale Memorial Park. Condolences may be expressed at colonialfunerals.com