Earnest Brown

Published 6:00 am Monday, March 14, 2005

Services for Earnest Brown, of Brookhaven, are 3 p.m. Monday,March 14 at Kynett United Methodist Church with burial in EbenezerChurch Cemetery.

Visitation is Sunday from noon until 6 p.m. at Williams Mortuaryand Monday from 2-3 p.m. at the church.

Mr. Brown, 86, died March 8, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Lincoln County on Jan. 1, 1919, to JohnnyBrown and Lilly Sutton Brown.

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He was the retired owner of Brown’s Cafe, which he operated forapproximately 55 years. He was a member of Kynett United MethodistChurch.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Luada Brown;his five sisters, Cora Harris, Sally Holloway, Maggie Lyons, VergieMae Banks and Frankie Mack Jones; and his three brothers, WilliamBrown, John Brown and Warren Brown.

Survivors are his son, Edward L. “Mut” Brown, of Brookhaven; andhis grandchildren, LaMonte’ Brown and his wife, Nikki, of Jackson,and Ouida Brown, of Birmingham, Ala.; and a host of nieces,nephews, other relatives and friends.