Rebecca LaShay Brothern

Published 5:00 am Monday, June 16, 2008

Services for Rebecca LaShay Brothern, of Champaign, Ill., are 2p.m. on Monday, June 16, at St. Paul M.B. Church with burial in OldMacedonia Cemetery in Loyd Star. Williams Mortuary is in charge ofarrangements.

Ms. Brothern, 33, died June 8, 2008, in Chicago, Ill. She wasborn in Jackson on July 20, 1974, to John E. Scott and AlmaBrothern Robinson.

She was a 1993 graduate of Brookhaven High School and the ownerof a child care facility in Champaign.

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Preceding her in death were her grandfathers, Joe Louis Brothernand Louie Scott; and her grandmothers, Ethel Mae Cain McNulty andAnnie B. Scott.

Survivors are her sons, Jelun Dixon, Danari Crawford, FrantaeCrawford and Ladell Johnson, all of Champaign; her mother, AlmaBrothern Robinson, of Champaign; her father, Joe E. Scott, ofBrookhaven; her grandmother, Bessie Brothern, of Brookhaven; hersisters, Sharon Brothern and Marrocie Brothern, both of Champaign,Yvette Redd, of Brookhaven, and Earlene Newman and Annie BellScott, both of Tampa, Fla.; her brothers, John E. Brothern, ofChampaign, and Stanley Dent, of Brandon; and many aunts, uncles,cousins and friends.