Jelene Watkins Brown
Jelene Watkins Brown of Columbia passed away into the loving and ready arms of her Lord and Savior on Sunday, March 11, 2018. She was 90 years old. She was the daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Watkins of Neshoba County, where she was raised.
Most of us remember from high school World History that about 10,000 French immigrated to the maritime provinces of Canada in the 17th century. Here they made a life for about 100 years. Then the British forced the Acadians to leave Canada.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, in Woodlawn Cemetery. Bro. Doug Barber officiated at the services. Visitation was held from5 p.m. until 9 p.m. on Tuesday, March 6, at Colonial Funeral Home.