Evelyn Carruth Brown

Published 6:00 am Monday, February 7, 2005

Graveside services for Evelyn Carruth Brown, of Bogue Chitto,are 2 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8 at Montgomery Cemetery in LincolnCounty.

Visitation is Tuesday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at CatchingsFuneral Home in McComb.

Mrs. Brown, 85, died Feb. 6, 2005, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. She was born in McComb on Nov.29, 1919, to Henry P. Carruth Sr. and Eugenia Hewitt Carruth.

She attended Mars Hill School. She was retired, having worked atVest Shoes and Village Flower and Gifts. She was a member of Mt.Pleasant Baptist Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, H.W.”Buck” Brown Sr.; one daughter, Myra B. Gay; and two brothers,Neville Carruth and H.P. “Pete” Carruth Jr.

Survivors are her two sons, H.W. “Buster Brown Jr., and hiswife, Marilyn, of Brookhaven, and Jackie Brown and his wife,Marilyn, of Bogue Chitto; one son-in-law, Windsor Gay, of Summit;one brother, Melroy Carruth and his wife, Lyndell, of Jackson; ninegrandchildren and their spouses, Darla and John Paulk and David andSandy Gay, all of Summit, Lori and Trey Wood, of Hattiesburg,Leanne and Darrin McCaffery, Gretchen and Dr. Lee Neal and Carlyand Josh Jordan, all of Brookhaven, Rachelle and Brad Pickett,Benji Sisco and Jamie Sisco, all of Bogue Chitto; 14great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other familyand friends.

Pallbearers will be Brad Pickett, Josh Jordan, Dr. Lee Neal,David Gay, John Paulk and Darrin McCaffery.

Honorary pallbearers will be Randy Carruth and LarryCarruth.