Obituary – Rebecca Smith Brown

Published 11:11 am Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Rebecca Smith Brown, 69, passed away in her home in Oxford on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2020, after an illness. 

Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd., New Orleans. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. and a graveside service will follow the funeral service at Metairie Cemetery. 

Rebecca was born in Jonesville, La., and resided most of her adult life in New Orleans, La., and retired to Oxford in her later years. She was a graduate of Millsaps College in Jackson, Miss., and a proud member of the Orleans Club in New Orleans. She was a lover of fine art and traveling.

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She is the daughter of the late Wedon Temple Smith and the late Eula Tullos Smith of Jonesville, La. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lewis Allen Brown, Jr.,  of New Orleans, La. She is survived by her daughter, Mary Rebecca Northern (Michael); son W. A. Brown (Troy); sister, Mary Temple Thomas (Jim); and granddaughter, Temple Ann Northern.

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