Thursday, May 23, 2019

Laura Genell Brown

Laura Genell Brown, age 90, passed away on Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at Garden hill Assisted Living in Columbus, Mississippi. Visitation will be the day of the service from 10 a.m. until service time at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 25 in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Roy Hawkins officiating.

Genell was born May 3, 1929, in Noxapater, Mississippi, in Winston County to Romeo Daniel Bridges and Joyce Farish Bridges. She was a graduate of Noxapater High School and a lifelong member of Union Ridge Baptist Church. Genell was a beloved mother and was devoted to the love and care of her family all of her life. She loved cooking, sewing, and gardening.

Genell is survived by her son Lester Arnell Brown and wife Elena of Columbus and a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husband Lester Ladell Brown; her parents; four sisters and three brothers.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be given to the Columbus-Lowndes Humane Society, P. O. Box 85, Columbus, MS 39703-0085.

Services are under the direction of Nowell Massey Funeral Home, 724 North Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at