Wilton S. Brown

Published 12:00 pm Tuesday, May 17, 2011

LORMAN β€” Wilton S. Brown died Monday, May 16, 2011, at his home. He was 94.

Mr. Brown was a native and lifelong resident of Lorman and Blue Hill. He retired as a wildlife conservation officer from the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks and, in 1980, retired from cattle farming. He attended Unity Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by three brothers and three sisters.

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Survivors include his wife, Mable Brown of Lorman; two sons, Burnie W. Brown of Lorman and Johnnie R. β€œRay” Brown of Saltillo; a daughter, Sue S. Spann of Ridgeland; seven grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Glenwood Funeral Home in Port Gibson with the Revs. Albert Parsons and Charles Gammell officiating. Burial will follow at Cane Ridge Cemetery in Lorman. Visitation will be tonight from 5 until 8 at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Joel Brown, Brian Brown, Jamie Spann, Timothy Spann, Nicholas Spann, Chris Taft, Kerry Brown and Virgil Scott.

Honorary pallbearers will be Claude Cockerham Jr., James Ray Burnett, Jimmy Cole, Robert Starnes, Mike Piazza and Mary Roberts.