SUMTER -- Loyd Jesse Brown, 91, died Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009, at his home.
A graveside service will be 1:30 p.m. today in Evergreen Memorial Park Cemetery, with the Rev. Jimmy Holley officiating. The family will receive friends following the service and other times at the home of his daughter, 1161 Rockdale Blvd.
Elmore-Cannon-Stephens Funeral Home and Crematorium of Sumter is in charge of the arrangements.