Mrs. Brown was born August 4, 1932 in Trion, GA, the daughter of the late Albert Darnal and Thelma Edith Keen Carpenter. She had worked at Barwick and was a member of Ridgeway Baptist Church. Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, William Carpenter, sisters, Vera Lee Digsby and Evelyn Busby, grandchildren, Regina Faye Prince and Kenneth Daniel Prince. Mrs. Brown loved working out doors, gardening, and quilting.
Survivors include her husband, Leo Fay Brown; daughter and son-in-law, Vickie Faye Darnell and Eddie McWhorter, Trion, GA; sons and daughter-in-law, Bucky Ray and Marcia Brown, Meigs, GA and Brannon Lamar Brown, Trion, GA; grandchildren, Shawn Ray Brown, Bryan Ray Brown, Crystal Monique Brown, Rachel Marie Barrett, and Heather Dawn Barrett; 4 Great Grandchildren; a number of Nieces and Nephews; adopted family, Tammy & Ricky Payne, Tory Lee Payne, and Secret and Kammie Payne.
Funeral services for Mrs. Brown will be held at 1:00 p. m. Thursday, April 8, 2010 at Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Robert Patterson officiating. Burial will follow in West Hill Cemetery. Active pallbearers will be Ricky Payne, Tory Lee Payne, Johnny Brown, Joseph Brown, Debo Busby, and James Carroll. Honorary pallbearers will be the Staff of Shepherd Hills Nursing Center.
Mrs. Brown will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 6:00 until 8:00 p. m. Wednesday, April 7, 2008.