Elly Brown, a longtime Rockaway resident, died February 26.
Brown was born in Ashburn, Georgia on October 4, 1940.
He is survived by the mother of his children, Saundra Rayford; son, Elly Kelly; daughter, Traci LaShawn; grandchildren, Olu Shola, Adeye, Sada, Talheed, Trayshawn, Jon .T, Devante, and Trinity; sisters, Rosemary James, Gail White, Janice Chancy and Priscilla Brown; uncle, John Mack; and a host of nieces, nephews, great-nieces, greatnephews, and a host of cousins and friends.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Jeremiah C. Gaffney Friendship Chapel, Inwood, New York. Disposition took place at St. Michael’s Crematory, East Elmhurst, New York.