Obituaries for January 24

Patience Keahonui Brown, 80, of Hilo died Dec. 23. Born in Hilo, she was a retired custodian for C&W Maintenance. Drive through service 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28 at Ballard Family Mortuary. Please wear face mask during viewing. Survived by husband, Samson L. Brown Sr. of Hilo; sons, William (Kanoe) Brown of Hilo, Bruce (Mary) Brown of Honolulu, Brian (Deanna) Brown and Samson L. Brown Jr. of Hilo; daughters, Ramona Brown and Cindy (Robert Smith) Brown of Hilo; brother, Eric (Dianne) Kela of California, sister-in-law Patsy Brown; hanai son George K. Lewis of Hilo; hanai daughter Mililani Kela of Hilo; 14 grandchildren and 18 great-grand children Arrangements by Ballard Family Mortuary.