Lester Nolan Brown
Lester Nolan Brown died Oct. 19 in Social Circle. The son of the late John Martin B r own Sr. and Maggie Nolan Fambrough Brown, he was born in 1927. He graduated summa cum laude from Rutledge High School in 1945. In 1946, he joined the Army serving in the Pacific Theater Operation and receiving a World War II Victory Metal. Mr. Brown faithfully attended Calvary Baptist Church serving as a deacon and choir director and accompanied the organist and pianist with his guitar. He loved music and could play the piano, banjo, mandolin and fiddle. Mr. Nolan retired from McGarity Ford Company in Monroe as the Parts Manager after working over 40 years. After retirement, he worked for KC Office Supplies. Many people know Mr. Nolan from his love of electronics. He has repaired many TVs, radios and clocks and installed sound systems, car radios and speakers for family and friends
Mr. Brown was preceded in death by wife Frances Harper Brown, who died in 2007. They were married 59 1/ 2 years.
Surviving are sisters-in-law and brothers- in- law Nancy M. Brown, Alice C. Brown, Addie Ruth Harper, Hazel and Vernon Craft, Martha Carter, A.W. and Annie Bell Harper and Pete Shelnutt; 58 nieces and nephews, 71 grandnieces and grandnephews, 42 greatgrandnieces and great-grandnephews and three greatgreat-grandnieces; and a host of nieces and nephews by marriage.
Funeral services were held at Meadows Funeral Home chapel on October 22 with Bryan Armour, Danny Sorrells and Julie Schendell officiating. Interment followed at Hill Haven Cemetery. Donations can be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Music
Riley Henry Jackson Sr., 70, of Social Circle, died on Oct. 21. The son of the late Gus Howard Jackson and Minnie Lee Jackson, he was born in Morgan County in 1938. He was preceded in death by his son Tony Anthony Jackson and his daughter Mary Lynn Jackson.
Surviving are wife Mary Ann Jackson of Social Circle; son Riley Henry Jackson Jr. of Covington; daughter Angela Colette Bell of Monticello; brothers and sisters Elmer Jackson of Covington, Tommy Jackson of Jefferson, Junior Jackson of Forest Park, O’Lena Eaton of Madison, Thelma Meelek of Monroe; five grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 p.m. today, Oct. 24, in the chapel of Meadows Funeral Home with the Rev. Hulon Knight officiating.