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Doris Marie Brown, 97, of Grove Hill, was born July 31, 1925. She passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. She was married to Griffin Brown for more than 46 years. Mrs. Brown was known as a hard worker, having worked in department stores for many years and always working around her home to keep it beautiful. She had a Chihuahua that she adored for a number of years.
She is survived by her daughter, Bettye Sheffield; two grandchildren, one great-grandchild and three great-great-grandchildren.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Eugene Griffin Brown; her father, Joe Cephus Purvis and her mother, Flossy Hare Purvis.
She was laid to rest in a graveside service at Memorial Lawn Cemetery in Grove Hill, at 2 p.m., Oct. 13, 2022 with Bro. William Gibbons officiating and St. Stephens Funeral Home directing. 41-1tc