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Odessa Irene Morris Brown, 90
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Beersheba Springs resident and Stevenson, Ala., native Odessa Irene Morris Brown, 90, was born Sept. 23, 1928 and died Sept. 21 at Raintree Manor following a brief illness.

A retired bookkeeper and a member of the United Methodist Church, she was the daughter of the late Alfred L. and Vernie McCrary Morris. She was married Dec. 23, 1962 to James Fate Brown, who preceded her in death Aug. 1, 2003. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by daughter Carolyn Brown Juliano, two brothers J.D. Brown and Marvin E. Morris, and two nephews Thomas A. Morris and John Morris.

She is survived by two grandsons and spouses, James David and Alison Juliano and John Warren and Shannon Juliano; eight great-grandchildren, Theodore Alan Juliano, Benjamin James Juliano, Henry Marcus Juliano, Lily Grace Juliano, Isaac George Juliano, Lucy Mei Juliano, Destin Marie Juliano and Braden Fate Juliano; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Grace Chapel United Methodist Church with pastors Lee Don Myers and Clayton Jones, and Rev. James David Juliano officiating. Burial will follow at Grace Chapel Cemetery in Grundy County. Visitation will be Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until the time of service. Following the burial, a lunch and celebration of life will be held at Beersheba Springs Community Center. In lieu of flowers, donations are requested for the Grace Chapel Cemetery Fund c/o Jimmy King, P.O. Box 4, Beersheba Springs, TN 37305. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 25, 2019