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Ila Mae Brawley

March 1, 1935 — June 18, 2024

Little Rock

Ila Mae Brawley

Ila Mae Brawley, age 89, of Little Rock passed away on June 18, 2024. She was born March 1, 1935, in Keevil, Arkansas to Ellis and Zuma Grady.

In her free time, she enjoyed making jewelry, working in her garden, and traveling. She was a devoted member of Heritage Baptist Church. 

She is preceded in death by her parents; sons, Jim Foster, Charles Moore; and brother, Willis S.D. Grady.

Ila is survived by her children, Kent Massey (Angela), Larry Massey (Charmaine), Debbi Melaragno (Bob), Deana Furr, Michael Duncan; sister, Eula Faye Folsom; grandchildren, Amanda Davis (Seth), Mary Ellen Sims (David), Christina Baker, Ashley Franks, Charles Moore, Allie Stenger (Eric), Lance Moore (Kayti), Gary Collinsworth, Kenneth Massey, Joseph Massey, great-grandchildren, Shekinah Massey, Alex Massey, Andrew Taylor, Preston Dickerson, Kennedy Dickerson, Menna Franks, Adam Franks, Camden Stenger, Sutton Stenger, Nathan Davis, Zachary Sims, William Sims, Amelia Moore, Debra Rearick.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 28, 2024, beginning at 10:30 AM at Smith Little Rock Funeral Home with visitation one hour prior. A graveside service will follow at Arkansas State Veterans Cemetery beginning at 12:00 PM.

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Visitation

Friday, June 28, 2024

9:30 - 10:30 am (Central time)

Smith Family Funeral Home Little Rock

8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, AR 72205

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Funeral Service

Friday, June 28, 2024

Starts at 10:30 am (Central time)

Smith Family Funeral Home Little Rock

8801 Knoedl Ct., Little Rock, AR 72205

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Graveside Service

Friday, June 28, 2024

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

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