Mama Jewell was born June 27, 1920, in Jones County, and had lived here her entire life. She was the daughter of the late Bloomer Jackson Massengale and Sarah Samantha Moore Massengale. Mama Jewell was a member of Gordon Church of Christ and was retired from both the Haddock School and Gray Elementary School lunchrooms. She was preceded in death by her husband, Julius Lee Brown Jr., and by a son, James M. “Jimmy” Brown.
Mama Jewell is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Faye B. and Everett Jernigan; son and daughter-in-law, John K. and Fay Brown, all of Jones County; daughter-in-law, Miriam Brown of Gordon; seven grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; and by seven great-great-grandchildren.
The family may be contacted at the residence at 124 Pioneer Road in Jones County.
Bridges Funeral Home and Crematory in Gray had charge of arrangements. Please visit the online memorial at www.bridgesfh.com.