St. Augustine, Florida
January 21, 2011

Della Brewer, 68, of Daytona Beach, Fla., died Saturday, Jan. 15, 2011, at her residence, 28 Circle Drive, in Daytona Beach.

Della was born Aug. 28, 1942, in Bimini, Fla., to the late Gaines and Alice Longwood.

She was affiliated with St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church as a clerk for 25 years. She was president of the Women Department of the Church of Jesus. She worked as an LPN for Shady Oaks Nursing Home and was a member of the Eastern Stars and pallbearers and member of Hester Lodge No. 49 of Espanola, Fla.

Survivors include her husband, Elder Robert Brewer Sr., Daytona Beach; sons, Rodney D. Harris Sr., Fayetteville, N.C., and Javon T. Smith, Daytona Beach; daughters, Cynthia Johnson, Bunnell, Fla., and Felicia Bennett, Debbie Harris and Mary Harris, all of Daytona Beach; 17 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 22, 2011, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church in Espanola, with the Rev. Dr. Frank Giddens, pastor, and Apostle C.R. Freeman officiating. Burial will follow in Masonic Cemetery, Palm Coast, Fla. Viewing will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Friday at the church in Espanola.

Coleman's Mortuary, Hastings, is in charge of arrangements.