EXA OVELLE BROWN, 87 of 103 Norton Road-Summerville, Georgia died Thursday (March 19, 2009) in Rome at the home of her brother; she had been in declining health for the past year. Miss Brown was born in Chattooga County, Georgia on July 23, 1921, a daughter of the late Joseph and Lillie Grigsby Brown. In addition to parents She is preceded in death by four sisters-: Elsie Stephens Dixon, Sara Jo Brown, Dorothy Phillips Tucker, and Mildred Brown; nephew- Ricky Brown and niece- Deborah Brown Gooch.

Surviving are two brothers-Warren H. Brown of Doraville and James L. Brown of Rome; four nieces-Karen Brown McRae (Mrs. Duncan) of Duluth, Kathey Brown Johnson (Mrs. Tony) of Good Hope, Melodye Brown of Rome, and Linda Phillips Tinker (Mrs. Thom) of Trion.

Graveside services will be conducted Saturday (March 21st) at 2:00 P.M. at the family plot in the Summerville Cemetery, with the Rev. Gary Howell officiating. Visitation prior to the service at 1:00 P.M. at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to Heyman Hospice Care, P.O. Box 163, Rome, GA 30162-0163.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home has charge of arrangements.