Ida Brinson McCants, 72, of North Charleston, SC, widow of Jerome Bright McCants, died Sunday, March 23, 2008 at a Charleston hospital.

Funeral services will be held in Parks Funeral Home Chapel, Wednesday morning,  March 26,  2008 at 11 oíclock.  Burial will be in Summerville Cemetery.  Visitation will be 6 until 8 oíclock Tuesday evening at Parks Funeral Home, Inc., Summerville, SC.  Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5900 Core Road, Suite 504, North Charleston, SC 29406.

Mrs. McCants was born May 16, 1935 in Bonneau, SC a daughter of the late Thomas Brinson and Blanche Hood Brinson. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include 4 sons; Jerome B. McCants, Jr. and wife, Debra of Ridgeland, SC, Michael McCants of Savannah, GA, Mark K. McCants and wife, Valerie of Charlotte, NC and Tom D. McCants and wife Kim of Mt Pleasant, SC; 3 sisters, Jackie Jones of Gainesville, GA, Shelvy Wilson of Bonneau, SC and Alberta Ackerman of North Charleston, SC; 6 grandchildren, Alden, Megan, Emily, Stephen, Kimberly and Trevor McCants; 1 great grandchild, Kelsey Gillespie.

Arrangements by Parks Funeral Home, Inc., 130 West 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483.