November 20, 2018
ABERDEEN — Ruth Ray Brown, 92, died Nov. 19, 2018, at the Care Center of Aberdeen. A private family graveside will be at noon Wednesday at Oddfellows Rest Cemetery with Dave Dowdy officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home. Tisdale-Lann Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mrs. Brown was born Oct. 8, 1926, in Aberdeen, to the late John M. Ray and Mildred Morgan Ray. She was a graduate of Aberdeen High School and attended MSCW in Columbus. She was formerly employed as a secretary with the State of Mississippi and was a member of First Baptist Church of Aberdeen. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Doris Ray McCallum. She is survived by her husband, Clarence Brown of Aberdeen; sons, Rick Brown of Trussville, Alabama and David R. Brown of Chelsea, Alabama; sisters, Joyce R. Brasfield of Florence, Alabama and Johnnie R. Rogers of Aberdeen; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.