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Eva B. Inabinet
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Eva May Beard Brown Inabinet, 85, passed away Wednesday, July 26, 2017, peacefully at her home in Charleston, SC, surrounded by family.

Eva was born in Charleston, daughter of the late Joseph Preston Beard and the late Anna Rebecca Drose Beard on March 30, 1932.

She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She retired from MUSC and was a faithful charter member of Fort Johnson Baptist Church. Eva will be missed by all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by her husband Orbie Brown, her son James R. Brown, her husband William D. Inabinet, two brothers Joseph Beard and George Beard, four sisters Dorothy Ramsey, Elnora Barrera, Josephine Roberts, and Erma Gomez, and a great-granddaughter Elliana Mae Talbott.

She is survived by her four daughters and two sons: Joseph O. (Dora) Brown, Sylvia A. (Joseph) Pratt, Timothy H. (Karen) Brown, Susan B. (Steve) Griffin, Sandra B. (Richard) Passailaigue, and Stacia L. (John) Lancaster; her eleven grandchildren Erin (Stevie) Johnson, Shelley (Chris) Talbott, Jamie (Pablo) Rosas, Stevie (Austin) Griffin, Jodi (Miles) Spong, Justin Dworschak, Thomas Brown, Lindsey (Corbin) Fuller, Preston Brown, Carrie Lancaster, and Alexis Passailaigue; eight great-grandchildren: Steven & Jude Johnson, Carson, Eli, Isaac, & Silas Talbott, and Aela & Thomas Spong; one brother Ray Beard, two sisters Betty Ann Rodriguez and Rosemary Billings, and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Friday, July 28, 2017 from 6:00PM - 8:00PM at McAlister-Smith Funeral Home James Island Chapel.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at Fort Johnson Baptist Church, 1473 Camp Road, Charleston, SC 29412. Burial will follow at Live Oak Memorial Gardens, Charleston, SC.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, James Island Chapel, 347 Folly Road Charleston, South Carolina, 29412, 843-614-8494.

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6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
McAlister-Smith Funeral Home, James Island

347 Folly Road
Charleston, South Carolina 29412

Funeral Service




11:00 AM
Fort Johnson Baptist Church

1473 Camp Road
Charleston, South Carolina 29412

Cemetery Details


Live Oak Memorial Gardens

3093 Ashley River Rd
Charleston, SC 29414


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