2017-10-05 / Obituaries


Sarah Brown Pezent, 90, passed away Thursday, Oct. 5, 2017 at Jackson Health Care Facility.

She was born March 23, 1927 in Clarke County. She was a member of the Antioch Baptist Church and of the Order of the Eastern Star.

Survivors include three sons and their wives, Bill and Susie Brown, and her two daughters-in-law, Vivian Brown and Diane Brown.

She was “Maw-Maw” to her grandchildren and their spouses: Melissa and Tony Benton. J.T. Brown, Joanna and John Lemmon, Amy and Mike Wathen, Sissy and Bobby Smith, Sarah Nicholson, Elizabeth and Allen Lingerfelt, Carson and Cara brown, Edward and Stephanie Brown, Mark and Nicole Overstreet, Jason Brown, Cory and Kirsten Brown, Mark and Juliana Crager, Greg and Mariana Crager, Heather Brown and April and James Fleming; 29 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of almost 50 years, John Tollie Brown and her second husband, Joseph Pezent and two of her sons, James T. Brown and Ronald R. Brown.

Visitation will be Monday, Oct. 9 at 1 p.m. until the service at 3 p.m. at Antioch Baptist Church. Interment will follow in the Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery.

Active pallbearers will be her grandsons, J.T. Brown, Carson Brown, Edward Brown, Jason Brown and Cory Brown, great-grandson, Tyler Brown and nephews, Danny Overton and Joe Reeves.

 Memorial contributions may be made to the Antioch Cemetery Fund at Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery in Jackson.

Condolences may be offered at www.lathanfuneralhomejackson.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.


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