October 14, 2022
COLUMBUS — Ella Mae Brown, 78, died Oct. 9, 2022, at Baptist Memorial Hospital.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, at Memorial Gardens, with James A. Boyd officiating. Visitation is from 2-6 p.m. at Carter’s Funeral Services. Carter’s Funeral Services of Columbus is in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Brown was born Jan. 3, 1944, in Noxubee County, to the late William Brown Sr. and Lula Mae Tate Brown. He was formerly employed with Johnston Tombigbee Furniture Company and was a member of Zion Gate M.B. Church.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her siblings, Fannie Staples and William Brown Jr.
She is survived by her children, Daphne James of Caledonia, Kanesha M. Bell of Madison and Lawrence A. Brown Sr. of Helena, Alabama; siblings, Ernest B. Tate, Julia B. Billups and Bernice Brown, all of Youngstown, Ohio; 10 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.