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Mary Beatrice Brown

July 24, 1932 ~ December 15, 2018 (age 86)

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Mary Beatrice Moore Brown, 86, resident of the Falkner Community and beloved wife, mother and "Mamaw", passed away Saturday December 15, 2018 at Sanctuary Hospice in Tupelo following a brief illness.
  Funeral Services cherishing the life of Mrs. Brown will be at 2 PM Wednesday December 19 in The Heritage Chapel of Ripley Funeral Home with her pastor, Bro. Ronnie Barefield officiating. Burial will follow in the Unity Cemetery near Ripley.
  Born July 24, 1932 in Tippah County, she was the daughter of the late Luther and Willie Beavers Moore. Mrs. Moore was a 1949 graduate of Falkner High School and was married to her beloved husband, James Henry "Junior" Brown , who preceded her in death on December 24, 2003.
  Mrs. Brown was a lifelong resident of Tippah County and a member of Unity Baptist Church. She took much pride in being a devoted homemaker and in earlier years was employed by local manufacturing companies. Known for her devotion to her family and friends, Mrs. Brown possessed a love for all those she came in contact with. Fishing, watching favorite television programs (Wheel of Fortune) , cooking and supporting the Memphis Grizzlies were among the things she enjoyed.
  Visitation for Mrs. Brown will continue Wednesday until service time at The Ripley Funeral Home.
  Those left to treasure her memory include three daughters, Carolyn Thomas (Manuel) and Ann Carter (Benny) both of Falkner and Betty Freeman of Ripley, one son, James "Peanut" Brown (Peggy) of Falkner, eleven grandchildren, Kim Rakestraw, Amy Brock, Michael Brown, Andrew Brown (Ashley), Tyler Brown, Lance Brown, Stephen Freeman (Mallory), Chris Freeman (Lauren), Jessica Freeman, Christie Carter and Cortney Cissom, thirteen grandchildren and a great great granddaughter.
  She was also preceded in death by a grandson, Waylon Thomas and a great grandson, Jacob Brown.

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December 18, 2018

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Ripley Funeral Home
1011 ity Ave. North
Ripley, MS 38663

Funeral Service
December 19, 2018

2:00 PM
Ripley Funeral Home
1011 ity Ave. North
Ripley, MS 38663


Unity Cemetery
220 CR 457
Ripley, MS 38663