George Brown

Published 5:00 am Friday, June 19, 2009

Services for George Brown, of Bogue Chitto, are 2 p.m. Friday,June 19, at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel on North Jackson Streetwith burial in Montgomery Baptist Church Cemetery.

Mr. Brown, 77, died June 17, 2009, at Southwest MississippiRegional Medical Center in McComb. He was born in Lincoln County onSept. 21, 1931, to Jim Brown and Lizzie Prestridge Brown.

He worked in the bleach plant for International Paper Co. for 42years. Mr. Brown served with the U.S. Army in the Korean War. Hewas of Baptist faith.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; his brothers, Talmage,James, Ira and Troy Brown; his sisters, Louise Brown Laird andMaxine Brown Kelly.

Survivors are his wife, Shiela M. Brown, of Bogue Chitto; a son,Michael S. Brown, of Jackson; a daughter, Cheryl Brown Ezell andhusband, Eddie, of Waxahachie, Texas; his brothers, Robert Brownand wife, Margie, of Natchez, and Truitt Brown and wife, Ernestine,of Brookhaven; a sister, Gynell Brown Bonds, of Baton Rouge, La.;his sisters-in-law, Rowena Clark Brown, of Brookhaven, KathrynFreeman Brown, of Bogue Chitto, and Matt Huckaby Brown, of MossPoint; his three grandchildren, Kim Pointer and husband, Shawn, ofGulfport, Michael Brown, of Brandon, and Timothy Ezell, ofWaxahachie; and a host of nieces and nephews.