Sybil Foster Brown

August 21, 1938 ~ May 19, 2022 (age 83)

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Fairfield Community – Mrs. Sybil Foster Brown, 84, went home to be with her Lord on Thursday, May 19, 2022. She was born to the late Walter Ellis Colvin and Joyce Wilder Speck Colvin on August 21, 1938 in Lee County, MS.  During her younger adult life, Sybil was a homemaker caring for her children.  She later worked in food service at East Union Attendance Center for 15 years before becoming disabled.  Sybil enjoyed sewing, playing rook and dominoes, as well as reading love stories/novels.  She was a member of Sherman Church of Christ.

A celebration of life service will be at 11 AM, today, May 20, 2022 in the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Minister Donny Hamblin officiating.  Burial will follow in Antioch Church of Christ Cemetery in Blue Springs, MS.  Visitation will be today from 9 AM to service time.

Survivors include her husband, Allen Brown of Fairfield; her children, Clay Foster, Jr. (Lana) of Sherman and Trena Foster Stanford of Tupelo; five grandchildren, Shea Beane (Eric), Seseme Stanford (Robert), Courtney McBrayer (Casey), Trae Foster (Meg), and Noelle Phillips (John); six great-grandchildren, Gaibe Beane, Foster Beane, Henson Hughes, Kashton Hughes, Maggie McBrayer, and Micah McBrayer.  She is preceded in death by her parents, her first husband and father of her children, Clay Foster, Sr., and sister, Mary Ruth Bethay.

Pallbearers will be J. B. Harpole, Terry McBrayer, Steve McBrayer, Terry Miller, and Tracey Miller.  Honorary pallbearers will be Bill O’Callaghan, Pat O’Callaghan, Bob O’Callaghan, Danny Crump, and Steve Adams.

Condolences to the family may be posted at  Those who cannot attend may view the service at 11 AM and anytime thereafter at


May 20, 2022

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Holland Funeral Directors-Tupelo
5281 Cliff Gookin Blvd
Tupelo, MS 38801

Funeral Service

May 20, 2022

11:00 AM
Holland – Tupelo Chapel
5281 Cliff Gookin Blvd.
Tupelo, MS 38801


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