Brown, Mary Lynita Parrish

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Mary Lynita Parrish Brown, 72, of Rossville, went home to be with her Lord and Savior Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, while surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong resident of the Rossville area, a 1963 graduate of Lakeview High School and was a member of Cloud Springs Baptist Church. She was an employee of W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home for 19 years, was previously employed with Lake Winnepesaukah for several years, and the Catoosa County School System, where she drove a bus for 12 years.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Velma Lola Matthews Parrish Davenport; father, George Earl Parrish; sister, Judy Miller; brother, Randy Parrish; step-brother, Royce Davenport; and niece, Wendy Parrish Bowen.

She is survived by her husband of 54 years, C.L. Brown of Rossville; two children, Tammy (Drew) Whatley of Chattanooga, and Randy Brown of Rock Spring; step-sister, Alvida Edelen of Columbia, Tn.; step-brother, Woody (Jeanette) Davenport of McMinnville, Tn.; step sister-in-law, Patty Davenport; three grandchildren, Brandon Brown, Jamie (Chris) Yates, and Andrew Whitworth; life-time friend, Elaine Forester; several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11 in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Bill Gardner officiating. Interment will follow at Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park. The family will receive friends 1-8 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Arrangements are by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Home, Ft. Oglethorpe.

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