Berneice Brown


LITTLE ROCK — Mrs. Berneice Brown 94, of Little Rock died Monday, August 20, 2012 at her home.

Born February 14, 1918 in Winchester, she was a daughter of the late Will and Estella Staples Brown. She was a member of Union Baptist Church in Dumas and a home maker.

Survivors include five sons, James Thomas of Dumas, Jessie Lee Tillar, Jr. of Maumelle, Howard Tillar, Robert Jones both of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Lockie D. Jones of Pompano Beach, Fla.; five daughters, Clovis Freeman of Dumas, Joann Tillar-Williams of Little Rock, Mary E. Thomas, Daisy Bowers, Vertique Tillar all of Chicago; 16 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Union Baptist Church in Dumas with Rev. Isom Cross, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Big Mt. Olive Cemetery in Winchester by Brown Funeral Home of Dumas.

Visitations will be from 4-6 p.m. Friday.

The body will lie in state at the church on Saturday from 10 a.m. until time of services.

Online Register: www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com.