Monell Brown

Published 6:00 am Monday, December 11, 2006

Services for Monell Brown, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. Tuesday,Dec. 12, at St. Paul M.B. Church in Brookhaven with burial in Mt.Olive M.B. Church Cemetery in Brookhaven. Williams Mortuary is incharge of arrangements.

Visitation is today from 1 until 7 p.m. at the funeral home,with family hour from 6 until 7 p.m.

Mrs. Brown, 79, died Dec. 4, 2006, at Haven Hall Health CareCenter. She was born on Nov. 10, 1927, to Percy Washington andAudrey Smith.

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She was a graduate of Alexander High School and was retired fromthe Brookhaven School System. She was a member of St. Paul M.B.Church.

Preceding her in death were her parents; her sons, John E. Brownand Percy L. Brown; her great-grandson, James Washington; and hersister, Edith Redd.

Survivors are her husband, John Brown, of Brookhaven; herstepmother, Mary Washington, of Brookhaven; her sons, John D.Brown, of Antioch, Calif., Thomas E. Brown, of Vista, Calif.,Calvin R. Brown, of Oakland, Calif., and Jamie Brown and RandyBrown, both of Brookhaven; her daughters, Lanell Washington, ofBeaverton, Ore., and Mary E. Brown, of Portland, Ore.; her brother,Percy B. Washington, of Muskegon, Mich.; her sisters, Ella V.Sanders, of Muskegon, Juanita McGrew, of Chicago, Ill., MaxineBrown, of Hattiesburg, Erma Dorsey, of Hazlehurst, and InezQuarles, Nita Knight, Geneva McGregory and Alice Barnes, all ofBrookhaven; her 46 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, 10great-great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, otherrelatives and friends.