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Truitt Coburn Brown
(December 3, 1947 – May 19, 2023)

Truitt Coburn Brown, 75 of Taylorsville, Mississippi passed away from his earthly home to his heavenly home on Friday, May 19, 2023, at his home in Taylorsville. He was born on Wednesday, December 3, 1947, in Bay Springs, Mississippi.

Visitation will be held on Monday, May 22, 2023, from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home, 113 Front Street, Taylorsville, Mississippi. Funeral services will be held on Monday, May 22, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home. The burial will follow in Clear Creek Cemetery in Taylorsville, Mississippi. Bro. Rich Ables will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Taylorsville is in charge of arrangements. 601-785-6564

Mr. Truitt was a member of Old Bay Springs United Methodist Church in Taylorsville, Mississippi.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and friend.  He served our country in the United States Army.  He enjoyed hunting and fishing with the grandkids, riding around and visiting friends, helping anyone in need, but most of all spending time with his family.  He will be greatly missed by all of his loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of forty-four years, Brenda Parker Brown; father, Arthur Cecil Brown; and mother, Lillie Mae Grice Brown.

Survivors include his three children, Barkley Brown of Taylorsville, MS, Bethany Brown Robinson (Jim Bob) of Mize, MS, and Trent Brown of Saucier, MS; three grandchildren, Tristyn Brown of Taylorsville, MS, Axyl Davis of Mize, MS and Ace Robinson of Mize, MS; two brothers, Grady Brown of Bay Springs, MS and Adron Brown of Bay Springs, MS; two sisters, Kay Brown Hall of Arkansas and Pollie Brown Burrow of Taylorsville, MS; and a host of other family members and friends.

Pallbearers will be Do John Parker, Greg Parker, Austin Parker, Daniel Parker, David Glenn, and Neal Cole.

Honorary pallbearers will be Adron Brown, Grady Brown, Keith Parker, Guy Hosey, and Derek Hosey.

An online guestbook may be signed at

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Patrice is married to Greg Boykin and they have two sons, Bradley & Alex Boykin. Patrice is a lifetime resident of Simpson County. Patrice retired after 25 years in the Insurance industry where 23 of those years were with State Farm Insurance in Magee. She is very active in the community and has served in several leadership roles. Patrice has been a Secretary for the Magee Touchdown Club for 19 years and President of the MS Scholars of Simpson County. Patrice was a member of the Magee Adopt A School Program. She was elected to a term on the Simpson County School Board. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Magee Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Keep Magee Beautiful Committee and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Simpson County Technical Center. Patrice is a member of the Simpson County Republican Executive Committee. Multiple times, Patrice was named Parent of the Year for Magee Schools as well as District Parent of the Year for the Simpson County School District. Patrice & her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church.


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