Funeral services for Jerald Leon Brown were held at 10 A.M. on Saturday, July 31, 2010 at Stonewall Baptist Church in Pinola, MS with the Rev. Roger Lee, Rev. Bob Jones, and Dr. Brian Rushing officiating. Burial was in Stonewall Baptist Church Cemetery. Newton County Funeral Home South, 100 Old Highway 15 Loop, Newton, was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Brown, 71 of Lawrence, MS, died Thursday, July 29, 2010 at Pioneer Community Hospital in Newton, MS. He loved gardening, especially growing tomatoes.
He was preceded in death by his parents: Nathan & Mary Fortenberry Brown; and his granddaughters: Jerri Hilton and Jaclyn Hilton.
Survivors Include: his wife: Martha Humphreys Brown, Lawrence, MS; his daughter: Lisa Brown Hilton (Wayne) , Mendenhall, MS; his son: Clay Brown (Bonnie), Braxton, MS; his brother: Charles Brown (Nancy), Mendenhall, MS and his sister: Joan Brown Vaughn, Pinola, MS; his grandchildren: Casie Hilton, Jaime Hilton, Leon Brown, Krista Brown, and Dereck Brown;
Visitation was held from 5 P.M. - 8 P.M . on Friday, July 30, 2010 at the funeral home.