July 27, 1942-July 17, 2020

Funeral service for Shirley Ann Brown will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 22 at Fountain of Life United Pentecostal Church of Natchitoches.  Burial will follow at Old Bethel Cemetery in Natchitoches.

Shirley, 77, passed from this life and entered into heaven July 17, 2020.  She was born July 27, 1942, to Ray Lonnie Carpenter and Reva Sybil Johnson Carpenter in Natchitoches.

She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, Tony Brown.

She is survived by her children, Kandi Cochran, Melodi Lane and Jimmy Brown; sister, Bobbie Pearsall; brothers, Billy Carpenter and Lonnie Carpenter; she was blessed with five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

She will be remembered as a loving mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother.   Even though we are saddened by her passing, we take comfort in knowing we will be reunited one day with her in heaven.