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Sarah Gene Brown

Services for Sarah Gene Brown, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m.Saturday, Aug. 20 at New Sight Baptist Church with burial in NewSight Cemetery. Brookhaven Funeral Home is in charge ofarrangements.

Visitation is today from 5 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m until2 p.m. at the church.

Mrs. Brown, 75, died Aug. 18, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter following a lengthy and courageous battle with cancer. Shewas born on Nov. 13, 1929, to Eugene and Irene Thompson and raisedin Hazlehurst.

She was a loving and devoted wife and mother. She will always beremembered for her love of life and devotion to her church, familyand friends.

Preceding her in death were her parents; and one brother, GlynnThompson.

Survivors are her husband of 55 years, James B. Brown, ofBrookhaven; her sons, Steve Brown and his wife, Viola, and DarylBrown and his wife, Jan, all of Brookhaven; her grandson, JasonBrown and his wife, Kelly of Brookhaven; her stepgranddaughters,Ashley Ates and Kristen Ates, both of Brookhaven; hergreat-grandsons, Caleb Brown and Dawson Brown, both of Brookhaven;a great-granddaughter, Harley Brown, of Brookhaven; her sisters,Joyce Honea, of Madison, Louise Hux, Linda Smith, Cheryl Rabalais,all of Brookhaven; and a host of nieces and nephews.