Lillie Mae Brown was born to the late John H. Ward and Amanda Barney Jackson Ward on December 16, 1950 in Mt. Sterling, AL. Three brothers (Willie C, Jessie and Johnnie) and one sister (Vera) preceded her in death.
Lillie graduated from Choctaw County Training School. She lived in Milwaukee, WI for several years where she worked for Briggs and Stratton until her retirement. Lille was married to Andrew Lee Brown. To this union Randall Andrew Brown and James Lee Brown were born.
After retiring Lillie returned to Lisman, AL where she helped care for her sister and was an active member at St. Mark CME Church. She served as Recording Steward and the Stewardess President. Lillie was very active in the community of Lisman. She helped plan various activities in Lisman ranging from parades, Lisman Day and so much more.
She leaves to cherish her memory: her children Randall Andrew Brown, La Crosse, WI and James Lee (Lacey) Brown, La Crosse, WI; brothers: George Ward and Tony Ward, Lisman, AL; Tommy Lee Coleman, Cleveland, OH, Belove Harbin, Lisman, AL; loving friend and sister, Barbara Lee Chaney; sisters-in-law: Essie Ward, Lisman, AL, Faye Ward, Toledo, OH, Mattie Brown, York, AL and Linda Keeton, Cleveland, OH; and a host of nephews, nieces and other relatives and friends.