Bernadette Arlene Brown
Bernadette Arlene Brown, a longtime Rockaway resident, died September 5.
Brown was born September 17, 1957, in Darlington, South Carolina. She was a member of St. John's Baptist Church and Willing Workers Ministry.
Brown is preceded in death by her sisters-in-law, Patrica Lomax and Robin Smith; brothers-in-law Harry Lomax, Milton Brown, and Myron Carter.
She is survived by her husband Bernard; two sons, Floyd and Brian; two daughters, Karin and Tyneesha; two brothers, Darryl and Martin Jackson; her sister Yvette Jackson; Jullian; Willie Pannell; her godson Willie Wade; daughter-in-law April Jackson; sisters-in-law Yvonne Williams, Vanessa Elsey, Taylor, Emily Johnson, Hope Britton, Wendy Smith, Sharon Smith, and Mary Smith; brothers-inlaw Michael Britton, and Kent Thomas; three grandsons, Shaheem, Jarid and Jayvon; two granddaughters, Shalailah and Jada; and host of nephews, cousins, friends, and her extended family the Pannells.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. A memorial service was held at St. John's Baptist Church, Far Rockaway. Disposition took place at St. Michael's Crematory, East Elmhurst, New York.