Sunday, May 17, 2020

Forget Me Not: Hugh F. Brown, 2000 MS

Hugh Frances Brown

17 December 1933 MS - 4 April 2000 MS
Husband of Frances Birch

US Navy Veteran

My 1st Cousin, once removed

Hugh F. ‘Duke’ Brown, 66, of Osyka, died April 4, 2000, at his residence. Services were 11 a. m. today at Hartman – Hughes Funeral Home in Tylertown. The Rev. Billy Ray Simmons officiated. Burial was at Centerville Cemetery in the Lexie community.

Mr. Brown was born Dec. 17, 1933 in Pike County. He was the son of Hubert Allen and Freddie Beatrice Smith Brown. He was a veteran of the U. S. Navy and served during the Korean conflict.

Survivors include one son, Elton Brown of the Osyka; one brother, Lynn H. Brown of the Progress Community; and two sisters, Thiry Fegan and Peggy Alford, both of Tylertown.

Pallbearers were Alvin Alford [Alvin Alford was the son of George & Peggy (Brown) Alford; nephew of Hugh.], George Alford, Craig Brown, Wade Brown, Lynn Brown  [Wade & Craig Brown were sons of Lynn Holly Brown; nephews of Hugh.] and Hugh Elton Brown.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Silver Springs Baptist Church or a charity of choice.

Source: Hugh F. ‘Duke’ Brown (McComb, MS: Enterprise – Journal, 6 April 2000) 7; digital image, accessed January 2020.

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