Brian LeRoy Emerson

Published 8:00 pm Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Memorial services for Brian LeRoy Emerson, of Brookhaven, are 2 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9, at Riverwood Family Funeral Service.

     Visitation is Wednesday from 5 until 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

     Mr. Emerson, 54, died Aug. 5, 2012, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. He was born in Mississippi on April 5, 1958.

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     He worked as an electrician for Brown Electric and was a member of Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

     Preceding him in death were his father, John Louis Emerson; sister, Jamie Gibson; grandfather, Herman Bowman; and grandmother, Elsie Bowman.

     Survivors are his wife, Pam Bowman Emerson; mother, Katrina Bowman Jackson; son, Dustin Cody Emerson and wife, Brittany Loftin, of Brookhaven; daughter, Christi Phillips Fortado, of Brookhaven; brother, Tommy Gibson and wife, Vicki, of Brookhaven; sisters, Becky Townsend and husband, Robert, of Arizona, and Donna Franks and husband, Craig, of San Andreas, Calif.; and three grandchildren, Dalton August Fortado (13), Rylan Chandler Fortado (9) and Easton Raiford Emerson (1).

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