Itta Bena, MS: Mr. Charles V. “Charlie” Brown, 72, died Thursday March 17, 2011 at the Greenwood Leflore Hospital. Services are 3 P.M. Sunday March 20 at Wilson & Knight Funeral Home Chapel with interment in Itta Bena Cemetery. Rev. Larry Livingston and Lynn Welch will officiate. Visitation will be from 1-3 P.M. Sunday at the Funeral Home.
Charlie was born in Grenada to Carroll D. and Golden Brown in 1938. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and had worked as a residential construction contractor for many years. He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by three daughters, Phyllis Welch and her husband Lynn of Holcomb, Denise Denton Murphy and her husband Casey and Elizabeth Brooks and her husband John Walker all of Greenwood, an aunt, Lucille Caffey of Grenada, his grandchildren, Will Goff, Jennie Hurst, Robyn Denton, Kaela Taylor, Austin Taylor, Lawson Brooks, Scottie Welch and Lynn Welch, Jr. and on great grandchild, Landon Hurst.
Pallbearers are Barry Adams, Will Goff, William Lott, Mark Raby, Ray Braswell and Robby Denton.