Rose Marie “Rosie” Nelson Brown – Obituary

By  | July 10, 2018 | Filed under: Obituaries, Roselawn Funeral Home

Funeral Mass for Rose Marie “Rosie” Nelson Brown will be at Holy Spirit Catholic Church, 625 Airport Road Huntsville, Alabama on July 10th at 10:00 am with the Rev. Michael Mac Mahon Officiating and Roselawn Funeral Home directing. Visitation will be one hour before mass at Holy Spirit. A private burial service for the family will be later. Mrs. Brown passed away on July 7th, 2018. She was born on February 16, 1929 in Memphis, Tennessee and is the daughter of William Thomas Nelson and Mildred Mary Brunner Nelson. Mrs. Brown was a devoted wife to her husband of 54 years, James E. Brown Jr., who passed away in 2003. She was a devoted mother and is survived by her eight children. Susan Brown Lowery (Dennis) of Mobile, Alabama, Rose Ann Brown Paschmeyer (Michael) of Bremen, Germany, Nancy Brown McKee of Franklin, Tennessee, Sandra Brown Whitaker (Don) of Arab, Alabama, James “Jimmy” E. Brown III of Senatobia, Mississippi, Michael A. Brown (Jane) of Huntsville, Alabama, Teresa Brown, Thomas H. Brown (Debra) of Henderson, Nevada. Mrs. Brown was pre-deceased by her husband of three years, Allen Tolley of Huntsville, Alabama. She is also survived by her two sisters, Doris Nelson DeSantis and Alice Nelson Thornton of Memphis, Tennessee. Rosie was a devoted Grammy to her nineteen grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild. She also has numerous nieces and nephews whom she loved very much. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to The Baddour Center, PO Box 69, Senatobia, MS 38668. ([]

Susan Brown Lowery, Daughter
Rose Ann Brown Paschmeyer, Daughter
Nancy Brown McKee, Daughter
Sandra Brown Whitaker, Daughter
James “Jimmy” E. Brown III, Son
Michael A. Brown, Son
Teresa Brown, Daughter
Thomas H. Brown, Son
Doris Nelson DeSantis, Sister
Alice Nelson Thornton, Sister

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