May 25, 2012
ARTESIA — Emma Mae Brown, 61, died May 22, 2012, at Baptist Memorial Hospital–Golden Triangle. Services are Saturday at 11 a.m. at Brown Ridge MB Church with the Rev. Charles Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation is today from 1-6 p.m. at West Memorial Funeral Home. Survivors include her husband, W.T. Brown of Artesia; sons, John, Eugene, William, Marrio and W.T. Brown Jr., all of Artesia and Willie Brown of Starkville; daughters, Eloise Fulton, Emma L., Tameka and Amy Brown, and Barbara Gilchrist, all of Artesia; brothers, W.T. Jones, Jakke Mullins, Arthur Gillespie and Vance Larry, all of Starkville, James and Robert Mullins, both of Columbus, Robert Brewer of Macon, Henry Mullins of Indianapolis and Earl T. Gillespie of Las Vegas; sisters, Elnora Buckhalter of Crawford, Mary Lee Brown and Cassandra Bradford, both of Starkville and Letha Shields of Cleveland, Tenn.; 30 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.