Katrina Brown, daughter of Mr. Charlie High and the late Mrs. Sinclair Brown Gibbs, was born August 20, 1962 in Eutawville, South Carolina. Katrina entered into eternal rest on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at the Regional Medical Center.
Katrina was educated in the public schools of Orangeburg County. Upon graduation from Robert's High School, Holly Hill, SC Katrina moved to Boston, Massachusetts to live with her mother. After many years Katrina moved back to South Carolina to live with her grandfather and grandmother, the late Mr. James and Mrs. Ida Brown.
In 1989, Katrina’s aunt, Rachael B. Jenkins (Willie) were appointed permanent guardian for her. After years of caring and sharing their unfailing love for Katrina, Rachael saw a need to find placement for Katrina.
Katrina resided at Riverside Direct Care OCDSNB upon her passing. The staff at Riverside have been left with many memories of Katrina. She loved cleaning, helping, and had a gift of giving. Her smiles and her laughs would enlighten any sadden heart, Katrina loved her family and would often ask about them all.
Katrina, our Special STAR was preceded in death by her mother, Mrs. Sinclair Brown Gibbs; her grandparents, Mr. James and Mrs. Ida Brown; and also, one brother, Walter High.
Katrina leaves to cherish her precious memories: her adopted mother, Sister Rachael B. Jenkins (Willie), ones who loved her oh so dear; her father, Mr. Charlie High of Eutawville, South Carolina; her son, Mr. Kendall D. Brown; one granddaughter, Miss Ashiya Green of New Jersey; three sisters, Ms. Brenda Johnson of New York, Ms. Shirley Young of Columbia, South Carolina, and Ms. Carol High; two brothers, Mr. Charlie High, Jr. and Mr. Karl High; her aunts, Mrs. Genetta Brunson of St. Matthew, South Carolina, Ms. Rebecca Brown of North Augusta, and Mrs. Frances Gibbs (Wille) of Brockton, Massachusetts, and a host of other families, nieces, nephews, and a host of cousins and friends. Katrina also leaves to cherish her memories, her two dear friends at Riverside, the staff at Riverside, and the Orangeburg County Department Special Need Board.
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