Billy "Bill" F. Brown, 82, of Senatobia, Miss., passed away Friday, Oct. 16, 2020 at his residence.

He was a graduate of Toccoa High School in Georgia. He was also a veteran having served in the Navy. Bill retired as a pilot from Northwest Airlines after 32 years of service. He was a member and elder of the Senatobia Presbyterian Church where he served in many capacities. Bill also volunteered his time to Hope Ministries and the Mississippi Rural Water Association. Bill was a funny, generous, gentle spirit who never met a stranger. He loved being with his family and friends of all ages and walks of life.

He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Betty Brown of Senatobia, Miss.; daughter, Lisa Brown Martin (David) of Memphis, Tenn.; son, Michael Brown (Ronda) of Hernando, Miss.; sisters, Dot Gillespie of Fayetteville, Ga. and Louise Elrod (Donald) of Toccoa, Ga.; grandchildren, Lauren Baker (Justin) of Hernando, Miss., Megan Taylor (Andrew) of Nashville, Tenn., Sarah Brown of Hernando, Miss., Clayton Martin of Nashville, Tenn., and Melissa Martin of Chattanooga, Tenn.; great grandson, Luke Baker of Hernando, Miss.; caregiver, Brenda Henry and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Mell and Annie Brown and 5 siblings.

Memorials may be sent to Senatobia Presbyterian Church (430 W. Main Street Senatobia, Mississippi 38668) or Hope Ministries (110 Robinson Street Senatobia, Mississippi 38668.)

Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, 2020 at the Senatobia Presbyterian Church, Senatobia, Miss.

Interment followed at Senatobia Memorial Cemetery. Pate-Jones Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.

Billy ‘Bill’ F. Brown
May 29, 1938 ~ October 16, 2020

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