Merle Brown

Published 10:43 am Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Nov. 16, 1926 – Oct. 31, 2020

NATCHEZ — Visitation for Ollie “Merle” Brown, 93, of Natchez, who died Saturday, October 31, 2020 in Natchez, will be 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. Friday, November 6, 2020 at Laird Funeral Home.

Mrs. Brown was born November 16, 1926, in Bay Springs, MS the daughter of J.O. Poole and Bessie J. Woods Poole.

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She loved cooking and taking care of others.

Mrs. Brown was preceded in death by her parents; husband, O’Neal Brown; brothers, Freeman, “Preacher,” “Shorty” and Bobby; sisters Margie, Janie and Dot; son Terry Brown and loving companion Frank Pitchford.

Survivors include her grandsons, Chris Brown and David Brown; sister Myra Jean Maltby and husband Don, seven great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews, and special children Lyn, Betsy and Butch.

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