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Vernon Gayle Brown

October 1, 1944 — November 28, 2021

Vernon Gayle Brown

Funeral services for Vernon Gayle Brown age 77 of Columbia will be held 2:00 PM Wednesday December 1, 2021 from the Columbia chapel of Riser & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Warren Maxwell officiating. Interment will follow in the Providence Memorial Cemetery at Winnsboro, LA. The family will host visitation on Tuesday November 30, 2021 at the funeral home in Columbia from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Vernon was born on October 1, 1944 in Franklin Parish, La to the union of his parents Carl Edward Brown and Mary Thomas Brown. He passed from this life on November 28, 2021 at the Citizens Medical Center in Columbia. Mr. Brown can be remembered for all of his duties at Family Stop in Columbia. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his son, John Lindsey.

Left to cherish his memory is his significant other of over thirty years, Linda Exline Caraway; his sons: John Michael Brown of Columbia and Jimmy Lindsey (Jessica) of Columbia; his daughters: Rebecca Primm of Columbia and Sarah McCoy (John) of Columbia; his brother: Edward Brown (Margaret) of Liddieville and Warren Tommy Brown (Renae) of Missouri; his sister: Theta Bolin of Winnsboro; two grandchildren: Kimberly Lindsey and Heather McCoy and three great-grandchildren: Lula B. McCoy, Joe Covington and Gracie Covington.

Serving as pallbearers will be Scottry Brown, Dustin Brown,George Ray Brown, Donald Brown, Jr. , Jimmy Brown and Joshua LaGros. Honorary pallbearers include John McCoy, Edward Brown, James Tolbert, Tom Exline amd Bill Exline.

If anyone would like to get food to the Brown Family you may go to 445 Rushing Street, Columbia, LA

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Past Services


Tuesday, November 30, 2021

5:00 - 8:00 pm

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, December 1, 2021

Starts at 2:00 pm

Chapel of Riser Funeral Home

7131 US-165, Columbia, LA 71418

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