Susie McBride was born on July 6, 1921, in Holly Springs, Mississippi to John and Susie Scruggs. She was one of seventeen children. Susie attended school in Wittsburg, Arkansas. Susie was a domestic homemaker and an accomplished seamstress. Much of Susie's education came from her experience managing the 100 acre commercial farm, which she owned with Hopkins Brown in Wynne, Arkansas.
On December 24, 1938 Susie Scruggs and Hopkins Brown were married. They were the proud parents of four children: Mearl, Melvin, Glen, and Le Thead. In October 1955 they relocated the family to Southern California.
Coming from a spiritual and faithful family, Susie gave her life to the Lord at an early age and instilled her Christian values in their children. In 1964 Hopkins Brown passed away. In 1979 she married William McBride who preceded her in death. Susie McBride left this life on Friday, October 18, 2013 at 9:00 AM.
Those who preceded her in death are her parents: John and Susie Scruggs, six brothers, nine sisters, one son, Melvin Brown, and one grandson, Melvin Jr. Susie leaves to cherish her memories one sister, Bernice Scruggs, Fairborn OH; one daughter, Mearl Jordan, Inglewood, CA; two sons, Glen (Benita) Brown, La Verne, CA; and Le Thead Brown (Toni), Henderson, NV: six grandchildren: Debra Young, Daron Jordan, both of Inglewood, CA; Marvin (Arnelle) Brown, Fairfield, CA: Myrria Brown, Fullerton, CA; Erica (Kenneth) Foreman, Corona, CA; Glen Brown Jr., Temecula, CA; twelve great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends.
ALL OF OUR LOVE GOES WITH YOU, MOTHER!